Subject: Re: How many ProAudio Spectrum users are there?
To: John F. Woods <>
From: Ken Hornstein <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/19/1998 23:19:36
Unfortunately, the audio layer has changed a whole lot since I've
hacked on the GUS driver, buuutttt ...

>Last question:  is there anyone with more than one PAS card?  Is there
>any reason to knock myself out ensuring that one *can* have more than
>one PAS card, when the DOS/Windows world apparently happily suffers
>the restriction that Thou Shalt Have At Most One Audio Device?  The
>PAS16 manual says you can have more than one PAS per system, but the
>"Pro Audio Spectrum 16 rev. D FAQ" by MediaVision admits that no
>application would use two sound cards, so I doubt they did much
>testing of that configuration.  (Certainly not with MVSOUND.SYS...)

I think that there's no reason a properly-written driver shouldn't
allow multiple instances of itself.  Whether or not the hardware
supports it is another question, but it _should_ work.  I can't think
of any reason you might want more than one sound card per system,
but I'm sure there are some ...