Future of pre-newpcm sound cards

Bill Hacker wbh at conducive.org
Tue Mar 1 15:03:02 PST 2005

Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
Hi all,
Sascha and me discussed the state of the old soundcard drivers
from the VoxWare era. They haven't been maintained for years,
the hardware is ISA-only and pre-newbus. Is anyone still using
such hardware? More importantly is there any interest in keeping
I may be a minority of one, but I see no harm in supporting *only* 
multimedia thingies, (and not all of those) at least until more needful 
work has been handled.

Most are now integrated with consumer MB, new add-on cards are 
relatively cheap and cheerful,
. ...and servers seldom (ever?) need them at all.


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