Re: is the Creative Labs AWE64 GOLD Soundcard supported?
As you suggested (THANK YOU), Marcus, I got 0.4.2c and it correctly
detects size of memory on soundcard:
Install was trivial, identical to 0.3.3e in the awe-drv package, just an
install.sh script to call and then rebuild the kernel (of course every
step is explained).
I removed the Debian packages and I got and installed by hand everything I
found in the binaries directory at Takashi Iwai's web/ftp site. Really
nice, everything seems to work _very_ fine (expect that I'm not able to
test the Netscape plugin yet... not that I'm suffering about it anyway).
NOW (while I pop/send mail, but also tried a fly with ACM!... and was able
to land safe of course) drvmidi is playing without any delay some of those
sf2demo files... sending by itself the additional soundfont banks to bank1
once I've "told" it to. We must ask Takashi Iwai to put his photo in his
BTW, I gave a look at old messages... have you and Britton selected a
cheap midi keyboard then? As you know, me too I think I'll have to get one
On Sat, 18 Oct 1997, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 17, 1997 at 09:04:14PM -0200, Nicola Bernardelli wrote:
> > On Fri, 17 Oct 1997, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > > > > #define AWE_DEFAULT_BASE_ADDR 0x620 /* base port address */
> > > > > #define AWE_DEFAULT_MEM_SIZE 4096 /* kbytes */
> > > > >
> > > > > Then it should work.
> > > >
> > > > Done, but I still get this with kernel 2.0.30: AWE32 Sound Driver v0.3.3e
> > > > (DRAM 28672k)
> > >
> > > This is awkward. You should test it with the new version, too. awe-drv is
> > > actually at 0.4.2c (you can find the location in my HOWTO).
> > >
> > > Note that the sources coming with kernel 2.1.55 in the lowlevel directory
> > > are version 0.3.1! This is very old, and everything can break.
> > >
> > > Oh, one more: 0.4.2c does support dynamically loaded sample fonts, so you
> > > can use the 4 Megabyte bank with 2 Megabyte RAM on the card. Obviously, you
> > > can try the 8 MB with 4MB on card,...
> > Ok, I'll get the latest awe-drv at a Debian mirror. Thank you Marcus!
> I would be surprised if you could find a debian package newer that 0.3.3c (I
> filed a bug report against this old version). get the 0.4.2c at:
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