Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] HOWTO use Miditrackers with Softsynths [was: midi loopback or somesuch]
From: Frank Barknecht (barknech_AT_ph-cip.uni-koeln.de)
Date: Mon Feb 18 2002 - 11:33:39 EET
jordan muscott hat gesagt: // jordan muscott wrote:
> Ok - thanks Frank that sounds cool. The only thing thats stopping me
> from trying that at this moment is that in the Alsa docs it sais that my
> Creative Soundblaster Vibra16X Plug n Pray is only partly supported.
> Does anyone know what 'partly supported' means - has anyone tried this
> combination? ( i suppose maybe i should ask this on alsa-dev really).
You should try alsa-user first, as those developers are very busy now, that
Linus included ALSA in kernel 2.5 ;)
> Maybe it is time to pull my short arms out of my long pockets and get a
> new soundcard :=)
That is still an ISA card, isn't it? According to the file CARDS-STATUS in
the alsa-driver package (which is more accurate than the website) this is
supported. But if it's an ISA card, I can only recommend:
Get a new one!
It's will not only sound better, PCI will make things a lot more stable.
You can start with a cheap SB 128 PCI, if these are still available.
They should cost only a handfull and they are not bad. Or go for the
most simple SBLive, it's okay also.
You can always get a Midiman Audiophile, later, and keep the old one for
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