[linux-audio-user] Dead soundcard, or what?
steve at hassard.net
Tue Mar 20 19:03:23 EDT 2007
I've had really good experience with the emu10k? based cards. The
Audigy2 has fairly decent sound quality and supports mmap fine.
On 3/20/07, Paul Winkler <pw_lists at slinkp.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 11:13:06PM +0100, Arnold Krille wrote:
> > 2007/3/20, Paul Winkler <pw_lists at slinkp.com>:
> > >Oh well. Any recommendations for a consumer-grade card?
> > >My needs are modest:
> > >- a place to attach the cable from my CD-ROM
> > >- Quake3 can open it using mmap
> > >- headphone output sounds tolerably decent
> > >- hopefully will last another 4 years or so :)
> > >For everything else I use a Delta 66.
> > Anything that costs less then 50??? should suffice if there is a
> > linux-driver for it...
> Well, not necessarily. mmap support in oss emulation (I forgot to
> mention that part!) does not seem to be universal, and it's almost the
> only thing I care about in this card. I play quake3 quite a bit (yes,
> still!); it's so old it uses OSS only and requires mmap access to the
> Just to name one example that doesn't work, the nVidia CK804 AC'97 on
> my motherboard mostly works - but mmap doesn't work, so no quake.
> Some preliminary googling turned up several other cards that
> apparently won't work for me (AudioScience cards, Fortemedia FM801).
> Paul Winkler
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