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Re: AC-97 audio and MC-97 modem?

Alson van der Meulen wrote:

> [...]
> > I've an Asus KX133, the on-board audio (VIA VT82C686) works quite well with ALSA
> > (version 0.59d), if you really want OSS, the current stable kernel (2.2.17) has only
> > support for 8 bit SB emulation, but there is a new driver in the next 2.2.18 kernel
> > version with full 16 bit support.
> >
> > On a side note ALSA has a good OSS emulation mode...
> Maybe the Gigabyte GA-7ZX(R) (R means RAID support) mainboard an option for you, kt133 chipset, so duron/tb compatible. the integrated ct5880 chipset should work ok with both the oss and alsa ens1371 driver. it's probably a better card then the 'via vt82c686' chipset, according tomshardare.com's socket a mb test (http://www.tomshardware.com/mainboard/00q3/000919/kt133-16.html)
> maybe this mb is an optin for you, look for more info at
> http://www.giga-byte.com/products/pro_new2.htm

Well, at that time i wasn't looking for a mainboard with integrated audio, my idea was to buy a cheap PCI Soundblaster for sound support, but the output of  the VIA isn't bad (i would say that on my ears seems quite good).

Maybe for the upgrade...


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