Subject: Re: sound driver
To: John F. Woods <>
From: David Gluss <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/09/1995 19:39:00
YES!  It still plays fast but now it doesn't make the lpt0 message!
I have the cheapest possible SBlaster, 8 bit.

>>>>> On Thu, 09 Mar 1995 07:56:09 -0500, "John F. Woods" <> said:

    >> Oops...spoke too soon AGAIN.  I still get the lpt0: out of paper
    >> error message, just once at initialization time.

    John> Check your kernel config file.  I'll bet you have lpt0 specified as using
    John> interrupt 7 (like it should), which the Sound Blaster traditionally uses
    John> too.  Remove the interrupt spec from lpt0 and use the interruptless driver,
    John> it seems to work better.

    John> My own sound driver experience:  it works (without telling me the sound card
    John> is out of paper :-), but the sound breaks up.  (Sounds are clear under DOS,
    John> so it's not cables or something silly like that.)  My sound card is a Pro
    John> Audio Spectrum 16 Basic.