Subject: MIDI (Re: Sound support)
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Trevin Beattie <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/29/1996 05:01:14
At 01:23 pm 12/28/96 +0200, you wrote:
>I just discovered a few nice X games (ahem :) and noticed that I need a sound
>card for our i386 box.  Which one should I get to have the best support for
>it?  Is anyone working on the audio stuff?  On Sparc, I get lots of pauses
>in the music (sounds like a buffering problem to me).  Is it possible to use
>double buffering for more reliable playback?  What else should I be asking?

Along the same subject, is anybody working on adding support for MIDI I/O
or FM synthesis?  A program I'm designing could benefit greatly from
Creative Labs' AWE32 capabilities, and existing software such as Netscape
Navigator which already use it on the Windoze platform could have more
consistent unix ports.

Trevin Beattie          "Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards,     for you are crunchy and good with ketchup."
      {:->                                     --unknown