Subject: Re: PCMCIA sound card, yet again...
To: Jared D. McNeill <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 01/18/2001 02:24:41
"Jared D. McNeill" <> writes:

> Will the ESS 1688 work without a DMA channel?

(finally got around to looking at my manuals) It can. There is a
programmed I/O mode in this series of chips (you end up writing
128-byte blocks at a time), but it is a bit more CPU intensive and our
driver doesn't currently support it.

        - Nathan