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SubjectRe: ECS k7s5a audio sound SiS 735 - 7012
Dan Hollis <> writes:

> On 2 Nov 2001, John Fremlin wrote:
> > Who to talk to at SiS? They have a dubious web interface for sales and
> > marketing requests that I used, but I'd prefer to email someone who
> > knows what a datasheet actually is ;-)
> > Alsa doesn't advertise any contact with SiS at all :-(
> I've already talked with SiS. They are insisting that they will write the
> drivers themselves, they dont want to release datasheets to anyone. The
> reply I got (Thu, 25 Oct 2001) they said they are working on OSS drivers
> in-house, and ALSA drivers are next.

ALSA drivers seem to work. A standard SuSE 7.2 install with yast2 alsa installer
had no problems with producing sound on a k7s5a.

The sound quality is somewhat poor however; but even with another sound card
this board is cheaper than the alternativesa and works very fast.

-Andi (happy user of a k7s5a with a sblive)
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