Subject: Re: a.out and -current
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Jerry Alexandratos <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/05/2000 19:16:38
On Sat, Feb 05, 2000 at 03:18:07PM -0600, Peter Seebach wrote:
: In message <>, Jerry Alexandratos write
: s:
: >Atrocious or not, right now it's my only bet for getting my NM256av
: >working in my laptop.
: HUH?
: I can't comment on the quality of OSS (okay, I can say I think it's "quirky"
: on BSD/OS), but I *CAN* say that I have a NM256AV laptop, and it works just
: fine as a soundblaster.

The problem is that the NM256AV comes in three flavors: sb compatible,
wss compatible and "native" mode.

The problem is that many newer laptops aren't installing the NM256AV
with any compatibility options.  Thus the need for a "native" driver.


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