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Re: is the Creative Labs AWE64 GOLD Soundcard supported?

     In my previous posting, I forgot to attach the isapnp.conf file with
the solution suggested by Marcus Brinkmann, here it is.

     Also, I mentioned kernel 2.1.55 - err... I _have_ problems building
it at the moment - but forgot to say that I wanted to test it more for the
IPC SHMEM kernel feature needed by SLab-1.0 than for pnp/awe I currently
have running via isapnp/awe-debian-packages.
    SLab seems to be a very interesting package, as for the description... 
I'm attaching two small files about it, the .lsm file and the system
requirements from the readme. Did anybody test this software with Debian
(and possibly with an AWE 64 Gold)?

     Nicola Bernardelli <nbern@mail.protos.it>
     Please use <n.bern@mail.protos.it> for messages from any kind of
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messages will come, even when I am away for some days.
# $Id: pnpdump.c,v 1.8 1997/01/14 21:05:35 fox Exp $
# This is free software, see the sources for details.
# This software has NO WARRANTY, use at your OWN RISK
# For details of this file format, see isapnp.conf(5)
# Trying port address 0203
# Board 1 has serial identifier 7f 08 3a 2a f0 9e 00 8c 0e

(READPORT 0x0203)

# Card 1: (serial identifier 7f 08 3a 2a f0 9e 00 8c 0e)
# CTL009e Serial No 138029808 [checksum 7f]
# Version 1.0, Vendor version 2.0
# ANSI string -->Creative SB AWE64 Gold<--
# Logical device id CTL0044

(CONFIGURE CTL009e/138029808 (LD 0
#     ANSI string -->Audio<--
(INT 0 (IRQ 5 (MODE +E)))
(IO 0 (BASE 0x0220))
(IO 1 (BASE 0x0330))
(IO 2 (BASE 0x0388))
(REG 7 (POKE 1) (PEEK)) # Set logical device 1, but no check
# Logical device id CTL7002
#     Compatible device id PNPb02f
#     ANSI string -->Game<--
(IO 0 (BASE 0x0200))
(REG 7 (POKE 2) (PEEK)) # Set logical device 2, but no check
# Logical device id CTL0023
#     ANSI string -->WaveTable<--
(IO 0 (BASE 0x0620))
(IO 1 (BASE 0x0A20))
(IO 2 (BASE 0x0E20))

# End tag... Checksum 0x00 (OK)
Title:          SLab Recording Studio Software
Version:        1.0
Entered-date:   May 12, 1997
Description:    SLab Direct to Disk Recording Studio. Mixer 64-16-8-4-2 
				stereo/quadraphonic outputs. Includes WaveEditing,
				effects send busses, stereo bus groupings, dynamic digital
				filters (per track), TCL/TK based drag and drop user
				interface, stereo effects API, VU metering, DSP - echo,
				chorus, flange, phase, reverb, rotary, limitor, et al,
				Continuous controller recording (mixdown sessions).
				MultiProcessing/shared memory mix engine.
				Kernel requires: 2.1.24, OSS/FREE 3.5.X, SYSV_IPC.
				System requires: TCL_7.5/TK_4.1, at least the header files.
Keywords:       audio, mixer, DSP, effects, multitrack, TCL, TK, Linux
				direct-to-disk recording
Author:         ncopelan@baynetworks.com (Nick Copeland)
Maintained-by:  ncopelan@baynetworks.com (Nick Copeland)
Primary-site:   sunsite.unc.edu /pub/Linux/apps/sound/mixers
		   2553 kb SLab-1.0.tgz
			  2 kb SLab-1.0.lsm
Platform:       Linux - static ELF, binary distribution only.
Copying-policy: Shareware

This runs and was developed on a P133 16 MB system. Get gobs of disk space
if you want to do some real recording, 16 tracks CD quality requires about
80MB a minute. Compression is not going to be available for a while, although
if new songs are created with a minimum of predefined run time (5 or 10 seconds)
then autoextension on the Linux filesystem will only write new track sections.
The consequence is, if you define 16 track, but only ever use 8 simultaneously
then the disk space requirements will only be half of the total (and processing
capacity is spared). Session recording will allow you to fade tracks in and
out as you need them.

IPC SHMEM required in kernel. Software was compiled on a 2.1.24 kernel, and
full duplex may require this kernel. OSS/Free 3.5-10b.

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