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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for esdmon (opensolaris section 1)

esdmon(1)							   User Commands							 esdmon(1)

NAME
esdmon - sound monitor using the Enlightened Sound Daemon (esd)
SYNOPSIS
esdmon [-s hostname:port] [-b] [-h] [-m] [-r freq] [filename]
DESCRIPTION
The esdmon utility opens the esd socket and duplicates the stream being sent to the sound device.
OPTIONS
The following options are supported: -s hostname:port Contact the esd server on hostname at port. -b Specify that the output should be in 8-bit format. By default, the output is in 16-bit format. -h Display help text, and exit. -m Specify that the output should be in mono format. By default, the output is in stereo format. -r freq Specify that the output rate should be set to freq. By default, the output rate is set to 44.1 kHz.
OPERANDS
The following operands are supported: filename Specify that the output should be written to filename. By default, the output is written to stdout.
EXAMPLES
Example 1: Monitor sound from file "beep" example% esdmon < beep
EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: 0 Application exited successfully >0 Application exited with failure
FILES
The following files are used by this application: /usr/bin/esdmon Executable for Enlightened Sound Daemon sound monitor.
ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWgnome-audio | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface stability |Volatile | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
SEE ALSO
esdcat(1), esdplay(1), esdrec(1), esdsample(1), esdctl(1), esd-config(1), libesd(3), attributes(5)
NOTES
Written by Brian Cameron, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003, 2006. SunOS 5.11 8 Jan 2003 esdmon(1)