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I was thinking about picking up a couple of these sound cards since they're relatively cheap and I haven't really heard anything bad about them. My only concern is whether they're supported on Debian or not. Any ideas?
I checked the kernel and ALSA, and I can't find support for your card.
HOWEVER, what a company says they use for a chip is not always what they actually use. For example, my card is a Philips sound card, and the box says it uses a Philips chipset. Both Windows and Linux say its a Maestro3, and it works as a Maestro3.
Most cards work in Linux. Only a few don't. Guaranteed to work are ones from the major manufacturers.
Oh, and my card was only $30. Its cheap and works great. Creative cards also work well.
maybe this is a new card that just hasn't got any drivers yet...also this is their (official?) site...maybe it just has not been informed yet.
from the link you supplied, this caught my eye.
# DOS Legacy Mode Support:
Support DOS compatible modes: DDMA under Windows 95/98
OPL3, MP3, Sound Blaster Pro & Windows Sound System compatible (Sound Blaster: Copyright and trademark are owned by Creative Inc.)
does this mean you can use a generic creative driver in linux?
not sure, but worth looking into.