Subject: Re: nforce 2 audio?
To: Quentin Garnier <>
From: Arto Huusko <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/08/2003 17:56:59
On Thu, 2003-05-08 at 17:42, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> Le 08 May 2003 17:32:19 +0300
> Arto Huusko a ecrit :
> > I'm thinking about buying an ASUS A7N8X motherboard shortly.
> > Is anyone using such a board with NetBSD (-current)? How does
> > it perform, and what all is supported or not supported.
> > 
> > Mostly, I'm interested in knowing whether the audio works at
> > all. I'm not interested in the 5.1 support, just regular,
> > analog audio output (at least Linux requires a binary driver
> > from NVIDIA to make digital and 5.1 work).
> Regular audio works, supported by auich(4).

That's good news.

> I didn't find anything about a binary driver for audio. I know for sure
> there is one for the embedded Ethernet controller, but the audio chip
> looks like an auich one.

OK. The ethernet is not that important to me. However, AFAIK the Linux
driver download at

contains also support for making the digital 5.1 audio work. Or that's
what my brother said (he's running RedHat 8).