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Re: Question about X-Fi cards and FC9 (or FC10 upcoming ...)



On Sun, 2008-11-09 at 07:01 -0800, Jim Hayward wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-11-03 at 20:44 +0200, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Don't get the X-Fi.
> > 
> > Long story short: 
> > Since the introduction of the X-Fi, Creative refused to release the
> > specs of cards, claiming that it will release binary drivers ASAP.
> 
> Just in case you missed it, "hell has frozen over" and Creative finally
> appears to have come to their senses. Creative has released a GPL v2
> licensed driver and the source code for their X-Fi cards. Hopefully this
> will eventually lead to support for the X-Fi cards being added to ALSA.
> 
> http://forums.creative.com/creativelabs/board/message?board.id=soundblaster&thread.id=132288
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 	Jim H
> 

... They must have heard my rant :)

- Gilboa


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