[SDL] Is SB Live buggy? Is there a workaround?

Torsten Giebl wizard at synolution.com
Fri Nov 7 02:18:01 PST 2003


Hello !

I never had any problems with my SB Live.
Not under Windows or Linux. I am using Windows XP
and Slackware 9.1


CU


>
> A very tough question - especially for a list for SDL.
>
> As a SB Live owner myself I have promised myself _NEVER_ ever to buy a
> SB product. Drivers are sh*t, support is not existant, games crash with
> blue screen until I remove the card and run off motherboard sound chip
> instead.
>
> Hard to tell what is wrong, but I know _lots_ of ppl with similar
> problems running SB Live + a lot of complaints on the Internet. Even
> SB's own forums are flowing over with accusations, and SB have
> officially (on their forums) said they dont give a s... about SB Live as
> its not their main product anymore. Thei comment "Buy an Audigy card"
> says it all.
>
> /me steps down from his box and shuts up
>
> /Thomas
>
> tor, 2003-11-06 kl. 16:10 skrev Gabriel Gambetta:
>> A Betty's Beer Bar player is complaining about craclkes and static in
>> the
>> game. He's using a Sound Blaster Live. I've found reports of this type
>> all
>>  around the internet. Moreover, I found this mail in the SDL-CVS archive
>> :
>>
>> [SDL-CVS] Module SDL12: Change committed
>> From: "Mike Gorchak"
>> Subject: QNX fixes
>> Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2003 15:50:43 +0300
>> [...]
>> +struct BuggyCards buggycards[QSA_WA_CARDS]=
>> +{
>> +   {"Sound Blaster Live!", QSA_MMAP_WORKAROUND},
>> +   {"Vortex 8820",         QSA_MMAP_WORKAROUND},
>> +   {"Vortex 8830",         QSA_MMAP_WORKAROUND},
>> +};
>>
>> I *need* to fix this problem. It seems it's a known bug and it's fixed
>> in QNX.
>> Is there a similar fix/workaround in Win32? If it is fixed in the CVS
>> version,
>> is the CVS version "stable enough" to use in production code? Or,
>> alternatively,
>> is there a patch that I can apply to fix this problem?
>>
>> Thanks a lot,
>> 	--Gabriel
>>
>> Lic. Gabriel Gambetta
>> ARTech - GeneXus Development Team
>> ggambett at artech.com.uy
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> SDL mailing list
>> SDL at libsdl.org
>> http://www.libsdl.org/mailman/listinfo/sdl
>
>
> _______________________________________________
> SDL mailing list
> SDL at libsdl.org
> http://www.libsdl.org/mailman/listinfo/sdl
>





More information about the SDL mailing list