Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] SB Audigy - recommendable?
From: Emiliano Grilli (emillo_AT_libero.it)
Date: Fri Nov 22 2002 - 19:12:00 EET
Anahata <anahata_AT_treewind.co.uk> ha scritto:
> Seconded, though I had to buy OSS drivers for it, and the SP/DIF input
> only worked after a long exchange with the developers during which they
> sent me several updated versions till it behaved. Even then I think it
> will only work at 44.1kHz but that's all I needed.
It will surely work at 48000 (connected a DAT and no way of getting 44100),
but according to his name should do also 24bit (not yet tested)
> Can anyone confirm (or otherwise) that the ALSA drivers that come with
> Debian 3.0 will support SP/DIF input on the DiO 2448?
Don't know about stock debian ALSA, but with SuSE ALSA no problem, and I
recently compiled ALSA 0.9.0rc5 on debian ppc very easily, so I think that
should be OK if you compile it from source.
> The 2496 seems to be a better card generally - despite the only apparent
> difference of having a higher sampling rate, in fact it has a completely
> different chip and better software support for more platforms.
Yes but the price is higher...
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