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Re: is the Creative Labs AWE64 GOLD Soundcard supported?



> On Mon, 6 Oct 1997, Ed wrote:
> 
> > Pete Harlan wrote:
> > > 
> > > > How well/is the AWE64 GOLD Sound card supported under Linux?  ..or will it
> > > > act/function like the SB16?
> > > 
> > > The alternative to doing backflips getting this card to work under
> > > Linux is to pay $20 to 4front-tech for their commercial driver for
> > > Linux.  It's hassle-free, works, and is good for five years of
> > > upgrades.
> > > 
> > > But it's not as cool as getting it to work for free (though you'll
> > > need to spend the $20 anyway on a hat after you tear your hair out).
> > > 
> > 
> > $30.  30 dollars, US, I tell you.  If you read the fine print at 4front,
> > you will find a 10 dollar surcharge for AWE 32/64 support.
> 
> Let me say that the awe driver package works just fine with a SB AWE32.
> Don`t know about the 64 yet. Any people tried?

I have the awe driver working with the awe 64, I think.  At any rate the
module loads without any complaints and I can play sound.  /dev/mixer is
definately not working right, but this is probably something I'm doing
wrong.  I havn't actually been able to check the wave table device either
(I don't really know how yet).

> Marcus
> 
> 
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