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Date:      Thu, 4 May 1995 18:53:33 -0400 (EDT)
From:      Stephen Mattin <>
Subject:   Re: Audio driver - please enlighten me ....
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As I mentioned in my long tale of woe regarding VAT,
all the versions I have tried with the SB16 show the
same behavior described below.

Stephen A. Mattin
Delphi Internet Services Corporation
1030 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

On Thu, 4 May 1995 wrote:

> I'm trying to get a regular old SoundBlaster (8-bit) card to be
> /dev/audio in my 486DX/33 machine.  It's at the standard place -
> ioaddr 220, irq 7, drq 1.  I have "controller snd0" and "device sb0"
> configured.  My machine's parallel port also uses irq 7, but I have it
> disabled in the configuration.
> When I try to push an 8-bit u-law file out /dev/audio, I hear the
> first little bit (like .25 to .5 second) of the sound file, and then
> it hangs.  Hitting ^C stops it.  Trying it again results in another
> hang, at exactly the same place in the sound file.
> I'm running -current, if that matters.
> What do I have to do to make this work?  Any hints from the sound card
> experts?
> --Pat.

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