PAD(4)                  NetBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                 PAD(4)

NAME
     pad -- Pseudo audio device driver

SYNOPSIS
     pseudo-device pad
     audio* at audiobus?

DESCRIPTION
     pad is a pseudo-device driver which provides support for feeding back PCM
     data from a consumer of the audio(4) API to userland.

FILES
     The pad pseudo-device driver receives data from /dev/soundN and feeds the
     raw PCM output to /dev/padN.

     /dev/soundN

     /dev/padN

EXAMPLES
     The following example streams an MP3 to an Apple AirTunes compatible
     device:

           $ rtunes - < /dev/pad0 &
           $ mpg123 -a /dev/sound1 mozart.mp3

SEE ALSO
     audio(4)

HISTORY
     The pad driver appeared in NetBSD 5.0.

AUTHORS
     Jared D. McNeill <jmcneill@invisible.ca>

NetBSD 6.0                     November 11, 2007                    NetBSD 6.0

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