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ARIA(4) NetBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual ARIA(4)
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aria -- Sierra's Aria chipset audio device driver
aria0 at isa? port 0xPPP irq I
aria0 at isa? port 0xPPP irq I flags 1
audio* at audiobus?
The aria driver provides support for Sierra's Aria chipset, which is the
basis of such cards as the Prometheus Aria 16, the Genoa AudioBahn 16
Pro, and some Diamond Sonic Sounds (Rev A5 and Rev B2).
The Sierra Aria chipset is full-duplex and is capable of 8- and 16- bit
audio sample recording and playback at 7875 Hz, 11025 Hz, 15750 Hz, 22050
Hz, 31500 Hz, and 44100 Hz.
Valid I/O addresses are 0x280, 0x290, 0x2A0, and 0x2B0. The IRQ may be
set to 10, 11, or 12.
The flags setting is necessary for the Prometheus Aria 16, as it needs to
be specially configured at each cold boot by twiddling with the joystick
The aria device driver appeared in NetBSD 1.4.
DMA is not yet supported.
The flags option should not be necessary.
It is necessary to configure the port and irq.
NetBSD 5.0 June 22, 2005 NetBSD 5.0