[pulseaudio-discuss] pulseaudio elusive

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Dec 11 00:37:33 PST 2008

On Thu, 11.12.08 03:09, Jack Tanner (ihok at hotmail.com) wrote:

> Lennart Poettering <lennart <at> poettering.net> writes:
> > 
> > The drivers for the newer Creative sound cards (such as your Audigy)
> > are incomplete. More particularly their timing querying is broken
> > which might cause drop outs during playback.
> OK. Are the drivers here shared by PA, ALSA, OSS, etc., or do each of them have
> their own?

OSS is obsolete. ALSA is the drivers layer PA builds on. So it's only
the ALSA drivers that matter.

> > Also, why buy a Creative Sound Card anyway? Onboard sound cards are
> > very capable these days. No need to replace them unless you fancy gold cables.
> No, no need for gold cables. My mobo has a Realtek ALC655 6-Channel AC97
> chipset. Is that well-supported?



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