Subject: Re: SB16 clicks, pops and crackles
To: Mike Long <>
From: None <>
List: port-i386
Date: 07/10/1995 12:58:33
I had the exact same problem with my Pro Audio Spectrum, but John
Kohl's recent fixes have eliminated the clicks for the most part.

I definitely recommend getting the latest version.


Mike Long <> writes:
> >Date: Mon, 10 Jul 1995 15:23:46 +0300
> >From: (Andreas Gustafsson)
> >
> >I'm trying to use a SoundBlaster 16 card with the "sb" driver in a
> >NetBSD-current snapshot from around March 17, 1995.  It almost works:
> >when I send a Sun (u-law) audio file to /dev/audio using "cp" or
> >"cat", the sound that emerges from my speakers is quite recognizable
> >but it is mixed with a rather loud, crackling interference.
> >
> >I also tried a driver from early June with an AWE32, with similar
> >results.
> You should track -current a bit more closely; the audio drivers have
> changed a lot since June, never mind March.  The last changes were
> made July 8, and include some bug fixes from John Kohl that may help
> prevent this problem.
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