[linux-audio-user] Demudi looking good, soundcard advice?

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Thu Oct 14 09:41:11 EDT 2004

Alejandro Lopez wrote:
> The only other thing is I may need to buy a decent soundcard for
> this PC. It should have a GM synth

There are two supported GM synth chips: OPL4 and Emu10k1.  (OPL3 is
supported too but cannot do GM.)  The OPL4 was used on ISA cards, so
if you really want an integrated synth, your only choice is a SB Live.

> A colleague has just told me that USB 2.0 is supported by the
> Linux kernel starting from the latest version (2.6 I think?) only.

All more or less current versions of both 2.4 and 2.6 support USB 2.0.


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