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Re: VCD Player and SB 16 PnP

On Thu, Jul 02, 1998 at 02:09:19PM -0400, Will Lowe wrote:
> > On Thu, 02 Jul 1998, Alex Kwan wrote:
> > >(2) My Soundcard was Soundblaster 16 PnP, do I need the
> > >     isapnptools? If need, how to do it? (My systems is Hamm)
> > 
> > Yes, you do need the isapnptools, unless you plan on using loadlin from windows
> > or something wierd like that..  The sound howto will tell you all about how to
> > make it work.
> You won't need isapnptools if you've got a pnp bios -- it'll take care of
> the pnp end of things for you.

Yes, BUT how will you know what settings the BIOS has assigned it to
tell the sound driver? I have a PnP BIOS and still use isapnptools.
Windows wouldn't need PnP support if it were this simple.

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