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Re: Incomplete Sentences



Hi Bill,

I've tried running both under X in a Gnome window and from the shell.  It
does not appear to make any difference.  7.0 is beginning to sound like the
next best thing to try.

Thanks.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Barry" <barryb@proaxis.com>
To: "Emacspeak List" <emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu>
Cc: "Patrick Gordon" <pcgordon@mediaone.net>
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2002 4:00 PM
Subject: Re: Incomplete Sentences


> Hello Patrick,
>    I did a little bit of research into Linux support of this NeoMagic
sound card.
> It appears that a driver for this card has been included in the linux
kernel since kernel
> version 2.2.13, but that there are some problems with it. It was written
by
> educated guesses as to how the soundchip works, not with specifications
supplied by
> the manufacturer.  One of the problems is that the video card and the
sound card share
> memory and there were some problems with  X-windows interfering with the
sound.
> Are you running this system under X or are you running from a plain shell?
>
> Also as others have suggested the driver may run differently (maybe
better) with an older kernel.
> Try using RedHat 7.0 which installs with the older 2.2 kernel.
>
> Good Luck,
> Bill Barry
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Feb 08, 2002 at 09:36:39PM -0500, Patrick Gordon wrote:
> > I would not be suprised to discover that the problem is the sound
driver.
> > The sound driver in my Dell laptop is also used in many Sony and IBM
> > laptops, namely, NeoMagic Magic Media 256AV.  I wonder what laptop you
were
> > using?
> >
>
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