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Old 02-13-2001, 05:46 AM   #1
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How can I get my Soundblaster Live to operate correctly with Linux?

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Old 02-13-2001, 04:38 PM   #2
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As far as i know, you need some extra stuff to make it work.
Go to http://opensource.creative.com/ and take a look.
This is the only thing i have heared on that. Sorry.
 
Old 02-13-2001, 06:33 PM   #3
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Mine works great in SuSE 7.0 and I think it has support in SuSE 6.3 and 6.4. I might be able to track down the RPMs for ya if you want. I've got 6 or 7 CDs of stuff for SuSE 7.0.
 
Old 02-14-2001, 04:13 AM   #4
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Wink Soundblaster Live Linux Drivers

Thanks I will start looking. Creative say they have started work on producing Linux drivers but that could take any amount of time!

The RPMs would be very useful but I have only just started with Linuxs so there's alot to learn.

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Old 02-14-2001, 04:47 PM   #5
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Check these two sound projects:
http://www.alsa-project.org/
http://www.opensound.com/
 
Old 02-20-2001, 03:43 PM   #6
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something interesting

I just upgraded my kernel from 2.2.16-22 that comes with Redhat v7.0 to 2.2.17-14 that you get when updating from Redhat's site. The first kernel came with sound support compiled in and modular support for the Soundblaster Live ready to go. The newer kernel however had neither. I had to recompile the kernel to get it to work.

If all else fails... you may want to investigate that.
 
Old 02-20-2001, 06:21 PM   #7
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I use alsa, and it works nicely
 
  


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