Subject: Re: SoundBlaster 64 PCI and eap driver
To: Gavan Fantom <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/15/2000 21:09:41
On Tue, Nov 14, 2000 at 11:51:13PM +0000, Gavan Fantom wrote:
> I finally bit the bullet and installed 1.5_BETA2 on a spare hard disc in
> the hope that I might be able to get a SoundBlaster 64 PCI to work.
> Well, it probed OK (see dmesg below), and all seems fine until I actually
> try to play a sound. The audible sound is not really all that close to
> what it should be. About the best way to describe it would be 'spiky', and
> only very closely resembling the original sample (ie by the sample length
> and general comparison of loud vs quiet).
> I haven't tried MIDI yet.
> Any ideas what might be wrong?

Could be because the bktr and audio devices share IRQ 9. try changing this
in the bios.

Manuel Bouyer <>