Re: Maestro sound card, scratching
On Sun, 11 Jun 2000, Hugo van der Merwe wrote:
> I can confirm that the thing does NOT scratch when playing CD's (playing
> both at the same time, with the mp3 scratching, the CD not). It also
> scratches for wav files though - I played mp3's until it started
> scratching, then played a wave, and stopped the mp3, and it continued
> scratching. Thus, it is not only mp3's, but probably all "pcm" stuff, or
> as it would be called in windows, everything that uses the "wave" device,
> or something like that. It could then still be hardware, as CD, wave, etc.
> are all on seperate "channels" (?). I just have the driver that comes with
> kernel 2.2.14 sources. If you believe it is drivers, I'll just wait it out
> with you... <g> BTW, does the Maestro support midi? I usually use
> timidity anyway, but I noticed that /dev/sequener doesn't work, and there
> is no midi channel in the mixer. Is this just not in the driver yet, or is
> it not on the card? (Just if you happen to know anyway.)
I think that it's not the driver, because I haven't found any problem
under Windows 98.
The Maestro suppors MIDI. The windriver supports some kind of wavetable
ala SoundBlaster PCI, with the memory for the wavetable in main memory.