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SubjectRe: Sound Blaster Live - OSS or Not?
I use alsasound with this card. It is free! Just be sure to configure it
for OSS emulation. You can find the software at
http://www.alsa-project.org/

HTH,
Daryl

On Mon, 3 Sep 2001, Thiago Vinhas de Moraes wrote:

>
> Hi!
>
> I have a Sound Blaster Live! PCI that works pretty fine for me.
>
> I tried to run loki's Quake 3 Arena for Linux, and after several tries, I
> started to read the README file, and it said that Sound Blaster Live does not
> work as OSS. I found a reference to www.opensound.com, where they sell OSS
> drivers for Sound Blaster Live for $35.00 !! That's too much money for a
> sound driver! I've downloaded a trial, and it really worked to play Quake.
>
> My question is: If the 2.4.9 kernel has support for Sound Blaster Live, why I
> have to pay for a damn non-GPL driver? Why it does not work to play games on
> linux?
>
>
> Regards,
> Thiago
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