Re: Soundblaster LIVE
Joseph Carter wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 15, 1999 at 12:58:14AM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > > If someone else doesn't beat me to it, I am likely to package this thing
> > > because I'll soon be using such a card. No objection at all (in fact I'd
> > > prefer it) if someone else wants to take this one.
> > I think it is safe to wait for the integration into ALSA. It seems
> > unnecessary to have a stand alone driver, especially when it is of lower or
> > the same quality... (not to imply anything).
> I was talking about the kernel sound drivers...
> ALSA seems kinda unstable
> to me now and is a lot of extra work---
Alsa is already packaged.
> more so than a simple kernel driver
> would be. ALSA is a not-so-simple kernel driver with a multi-step setup
> and installation process. SBLive! kernel drivers? Unpack, make-kpkg your
> kernel, make-kpkg the modules, install everything. Simple as that.
The last time I tried also it was exactly the same, plus answering a few
questions to alsa conf.
Did you try Alsa recently? It performs more stable on my AWE than the
with the live. With the latter, I got drop outs playing mp3s.