On Wed, Mar 22, 2000 at 10:17:42PM -0500, deimos wrote:
> What about those of us with AWE64 GOLD boards? The board itself does
> quite well with most PCI based boards available today. As for upgrades,
> would a Vibra16 really count as an upgrade?
> If we're going to be forced to use newer boards, what about
> SoundBlaster Live, Diamond Fusion, and other modern Aureal/Dolby based
> PCI sound boards? Will pcm support those out of the box, or are we now
> going to have to wait for some other driver to be developed?
> I'm all for progress, but I fail to see how going from my AWE64GOLD to
> a Vibra16 (or another lesser sound card) is going to be worth anything.
> If I'm going to be forced to ugprade, I'd rather get state of the art
> today; hoping it will last another 3 years as my current card has.
pcm0: <AudioPCI ES1371> port 0xdcc0-0xdcff irq 10 at device 9.0 on pci1
SB64 works fine for me, I'm currently listening to 'RATM - No Shelter' and it
A beta SBLive driver is available right now, and new card drivers have been
coming in at a steady pace since Cameron took over. Extracting datasheets from
corporate whores is the largest roadblock at this point.
Naturally, your patches are just as welcome as anyone elses.
Bill Fumerola - Network Architect
Computer Horizons Corp - CVM
e-mail: email@example.com / billf@FreeBSD.org
Office: 800-252-2421 x128 / Cell: 248-761-7272
PS. the voxware drivers aren't the answer either.
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