Sound Blaster PCI + DOS?

Bryan Pope bpope at wordstock.com
Tue Feb 21 12:28:06 CST 2006


> 
> Chuck Guzis wrote:
> > On 2/21/2006 at 11:13 AM Jim Leonard wrote:
> > 
> >> IIRC the Aureal support was fairly poor.  Just a warning.
> > 
> > Any PCI card is probably not going to be able to support legacy DMA type
> > transfers, but siimple SB port 220H I/O shouldn't be a problem with PCI
> 
> It's not, but without DMA the cards are nearly useless.  It limits them 
> to FM/MIDI synth output only.  No digitized sound output whatsoever.

Waaahh!! :(  Well, I am glad I asked here before I started pulling my 
hair out trying to get a PCI SB to work under DOS. :)

Thanks!,

Bryan




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