[linux-elitists] Okay... so now how do I get...
Mon Dec 18 15:16:18 PST 2006
begin Dave Jones quotation of Mon, Dec 18, 2006 at 02:36:48PM -0500:
> On Mon, Dec 18, 2006 at 11:10:19AM -0800, Don Marti wrote:
> > Creative Labs: used to be a branded part whose name
> > appeared in the ad for the PC. Now, audio is on
> > the motherboard.
> Speaking of which, http://opensource.creative.com/
> has some truly awesome news.
> "Creative plans to make proprietary (closed source) drivers available for the
> X-Fi series of sound cards in the second quarter of 2007."
> Sad. Thankfully for 99% of users, the onboard audio
> these days is 'good enough', so the number of people who
> rush out an buy an X-Fi is probably going to be small potatoes.
Especially considering that if you're seriously
motivated to upgrade you might as well go with a
or use a USB Audio box -- and those seem to all WOOTB
if your distribution's ALSA configuration is sane.
Strangely enough even RME is butt-headed about docs
for their Firewire stuff, but there does seem to be
some interesting work happening for other vendors':
email@example.com LinuxWorld: August 14-17, 2006, San Francisco
More information about the linux-elitists