The YIFF sound server is a Y compliant sound
server providing Y compliant client applications with
sound support. Uses either OSS or ALSA sound drivers
and follows OSS compliancy.
The location of the config_file should
be specified as the first argument.
The default value is /etc/yiff/yiffrc.
Specifies the digital signal processor (DSP) device.
The default value is /dev/dsp.
Specifies the mixer device. The default value is
/dev/dsp. Note that more than one non-Y compliant
application can open the mixer in accordance with
the OSS standard.
Specifies alternate Y mixer settings file. The default
is located in /var/state/yiff/mixer.
Specifies the port number to accept incoming connections on.
This value overrides the value set in the
The default value is 9433.
Adds a sound path to the Y server's list of sound
paths (this option can be specified multiple times).
Run in foreground, do not fork into background. The default
behavour is to fork and run in the background.
Prints help and exits.
Prints version information and exits.
Note that host access lists are modified after the yiff
server is running. Use yhost(1) to add or remove addresses
to the Y server's host access list. It's helpful to include
yhost(1) commands along with other startup commands in
/etc/init.d/yiff (the Y server startup script).