Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-05 Thread Michael Reichenbach
pcdos2k schrieb: i don't recommend creative SB pci cards for use in DOS. it's great in windows and linux, but it is a pain to setup in dos. Only the setup is a pain? Rest ok? if you already have it, then go for it. here are two websites to help you setup your SBPCI:

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-05 Thread Christian Masloch
Also, I've not tried looking at the source, but I see no reason why the ac97 drivers from linux couldn't be ported back to dos as a general sound driver, just add sb-compatible calls to it, and you should be all set. The problem is that there aren't just some SB calls used by DOS games. A

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-04 Thread Santiago Almenara
Thanks for all your answers. From all your mail, I understood this: - There is not such thing as VESA audio - SoundBlasters, especially SB16, are the common de facto for DOS system (I used to have an ISA one, so I won't be able to use it anymore, besides I think my parents threw away

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-04 Thread Michael Reichenbach
Santiago Almenara schrieb: Thanks for all your answers. From all your mail, I understood this: - There is not such thing as VESA audio Unfortunately... - SoundBlasters, especially SB16, are the common de facto for DOS system (I used to have an ISA one, so I won't be able to use

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-04 Thread Travis Siegel
I'm not sure exactly what you're hunting for, but I've got lots of old sound cards (as well as other hardware, modems, video cards, and so on) and would be more than willing to send you one for the cost of shipping. They're all sitting in my work shop, and I don't have enough computers to

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-02 Thread Michael Reichenbach
Alain M. schrieb: if you use VMware you will nedd another driver... VMware creates a virtual machine and that means that everything is virtual. Including that your virtual machine will allways be the same regardless of what your real hw is, and will remain unchaged forever which is fery

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-02 Thread Michael Reichenbach
Eric Auer schrieb: Hi! I am not using any kind of virtualization software for it. Okay so you use DOS in real hardware. Do you think this card is also compatible with the Intel HDA ??? Depends. Modern mainboards use HDA or AC97 for sound. Only modern DOS software like MPXPLAY can use

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-02 Thread Eric Auer
Hi! Off-list reply from me: Basically most of the information can be summarized by giving the DevelSound and that other sound related URL in the drdoswiki, so maybe you could post those along with a summary of what can be found there in a mail to this thread here? The summary because people

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-02 Thread Michael Reichenbach
Eric Auer schrieb: Hi! Off-list reply from me: Basically most of the information can be summarized by giving the DevelSound and that other sound related URL in the drdoswiki, so maybe you could post those along with a summary of what can be found there in a mail to this thread here? The

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-02 Thread Eric Auer
Hi, was some effort to collect funds to make people like Japheth, Tom, Georg, Arkady (just examples!) do it. You mean the thread in bttr? Yes. And I mean please mention ALL URLs in ONE easy to google in the list archive mail: DOS soundcard Wiki, VSB ponderings Wiki, BTTR fundraising thread,

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-02 Thread Michael Reichenbach
Eric Auer schrieb: Hi, was some effort to collect funds to make people like Japheth, Tom, Georg, Arkady (just examples!) do it. You mean the thread in bttr? Yes. And I mean please mention ALL URLs in ONE easy to google in the list archive mail: DOS soundcard Wiki, VSB ponderings Wiki,

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-02 Thread Michael Reichenbach
Santiago Almenara schrieb: Thanks Alain: n Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 1:01 PM, Alain M. ala...@pobox.com wrote: if you use VMware you will nedd another driver... VMware creates a Virtual machine and that means that everything is virtual. Including that your virtual machine will allways be the

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-02 Thread Alain M.
if you use VMware you will nedd another driver... VMware creates a virtual machine and that means that everything is virtual. Including that your virtual machine will allways be the same regardless of what your real hw is, and will remain unchaged forever which is fery nice when you upgrade

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-02 Thread Santiago Almenara
Thanks Alain: n Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 1:01 PM, Alain M. ala...@pobox.com wrote: if you use VMware you will nedd another driver... VMware creates a Virtual machine and that means that everything is virtual. Including that your virtual machine will allways be the same regardless of what your

Re: [Freedos-user] FreeDOS Sound

2009-02-02 Thread Michael Reichenbach
And I must add, if you have a newer notebook without DOS-compatible sound hardware then there is unfortunally no way to get sound to work. -mr Michael Reichenbach schrieb: Hi! Sorry, but I think depending on what you plan to do you will not have much fun in DOS with that card. But look