Subject: Re: pnp wss sound card (w. Opti 82C925)
To: None <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Mike Long <email@example.com>
Date: 05/11/1997 22:45:19
>Date: Sun, 11 May 1997 18:38:38 -0400 (EDT)
>From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
>> I've just picked up a sound card (Telesound by Televideo). The box
>> essentially claims that the card emulates every sound producing
>> standard back to Jerico Trumpets. It claims compatability with
>> "Sound Blaster Pro", [...]
>> Seeing how the sb driver was pnp capable, I tried that one first. It
>> didn't recognize the chip.
>It recognizes a real SoundBlaster, doesn't it?
>Then the card is broken (specifically, its SoundBlaster compatability
>isn't working - you have code that works with a SoundBlaster that
>doesn't work with the Telesound) and you should tell Televideo to fix
>it, or otherwise give you your money back and stop advertising
>compatability that isn't there.
His card isn't broken, the drivers are. It's not the hardware's fault
that isapnp is assigning it DRQs that make the sb driver puke.
Mike Long <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.shore.net/~mikel
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands,
hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats." -- H.L. Mencken