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Old 01-09-2002, 06:34 AM   #1
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Exclamation Need recommendation for sound card


Hi,

I need some sound in Linux - it's too damn quiet! What soundcard would you recommend that has lots of support and will install easily?

Using Mandrake 8.1.

Thanks,
Keymoo
 
Old 01-09-2002, 06:41 AM   #2
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any SB live will do...
 
Old 01-09-2002, 10:26 AM   #3
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Is it just a case of bunging it in and then booting the system and it will auto-detect it? Or do I need to do a shed load of commandline jiggery pokery?
 
Old 01-09-2002, 10:28 AM   #4
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usually with soundblasters, you pop them in.. run the sndconfig utility and wa-la... it works.. usually pretty simple process under mandrake if your using it..
 
Old 01-09-2002, 03:07 PM   #5
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Even as simple as a modprobe emu10k in slack.
 
Old 01-09-2002, 05:49 PM   #6
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Yes any SB live will work. My friends x-gamer worked without him even doing anything.

Make sure to not get an Audigy though. I bought one and it turns out it doesnt work on linux yet.
 
Old 01-09-2002, 08:24 PM   #7
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Yup, my old Sound Blaster Live X-gamer i bought a long time ago worked without a hitch in Mandrake. Absolutely configur-free.
 
Old 01-09-2002, 08:34 PM   #8
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my sb live value works perfectly but i have to turn the volume down (kmix) a little or it sounds like crap (any suggestions please let me know).

BTW for information/downloads/stuf about the creative drivers look @ http://opensource.creative.com
 
Old 02-25-2002, 07:29 PM   #9
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Wink Audigy Driver

I found an Audigy driver at:
http://sourceforge.net/docman/displ...&group_id=44773

It works like a charm and was very easy to install. Follow the directions and you should have no problem
 
Old 02-25-2002, 09:30 PM   #10
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Your link didn't post correctly, I'd be interested tho, can you try posting again?
 
Old 02-25-2002, 09:35 PM   #11
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Your link didn't post correctly, I'd be interested tho, can you try posting again?
I think he meant here .
 
Old 02-26-2002, 06:59 PM   #12
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Audigy Link

Crap. The post cut off my link....

http://sourceforge.net/docman/displa...group_id=44773
 
  


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