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Old 12-14-2001, 04:59 PM   #1
jamaso
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Brand new secondhand yamaha OPL 3 sax on Slackware ?


I want an information on a sound card (yamaha opl3sax) .
1 Is it a good sound card ?
2 Is it supported by Slackware ?
3 is it OK to buy second hand ?

HELP PLEASE ( this guy is selling it for $20)


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Old 12-14-2001, 05:04 PM   #2
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well, no personal experience from using that sound card, but yamaha is a good brand and i personally trust them...

but it should be compatible by linux using the OPL3SAx drivers for it in linux. i did a search on google with tons of links came up for that card, alot dealing with linux related topics..
 
Old 12-14-2001, 07:24 PM   #3
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Is there a way to know for shure that its going to work on Slackware?
 
Old 12-14-2001, 07:30 PM   #4
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well, not for sure but there are linux drivers for it... slackware is linux last time i checked. if its used though, not sure about that. might want to get a gaurantee that it works from the person selling it.
 
Old 12-14-2001, 07:38 PM   #5
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Cool

jamaso,

I've got a opl3sa2 yamaha soundcard on my slack8. It works fine. The only thing I've done to activate it was adding a line in /etc/rc.d/rc.modules:

echo "/sbin/modprobe opl3sa2" >> /etc/rc.d/rc.modules

without specifying any I/O, DMA etc. But if you do additional fine-tuning let me know!

el felipe
 
  


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