Unknown Number of downloads: Since I never made any demands in my “license” about credits or keeping it open source, he didn’t do anything to keep it that way. Hi Jeff, Glad to see you participating here, a good crowd and great to see it grow! Log in Register Search: I do have an updated version of it that supports a half dozen more ICH chips, but haven’t put that one online. Such cards included Media Vision’s Thunderboard, which according to Media Vision was fully Sound Blaster complaint except for enhacements that were only detected and usable if software attempted to ID the card multiple times.

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I strongly advise you to try DOSBox if you haven’t already done so.

But in my heart I feel for you. Unknown Number of downloads: I open sourced it, and placed it on programmer’s heaven: Additionally, you can get wavetable synthesis daughter cards for the SB16, but they’re hard to find and many sound awful from what I’ve read.

But it’s my problem, so ignore it: Good specs u got. AC’97 defines a high-quality, or bit audio architecture with 5.

DOS ain’t dead – AC97 sound driver for DOS

Is there a way to emulate Soundblaster under DOS 6. I found a rather old pdf file from intel about how they recommend vendors support legacy audio in PCI: Tue Aug ac79, 6: Edit – you mentioned PCI above. A possibly newer even though it is over five years old is 2.


This is a first for me; I’m not really sure what I should do. Users browsing this forum: Same problem, I have this intel AC’97 integrated sound and extreme graphics video pci video card It still isn’t as cool as Georg’s, but at least it’s open source.

DOS ain’t dead

Webarchive template wayback links All articles with dead external links Articles with dead ac997 links from October Articles with permanently dead external links Commons category link is on Wikidata. Creative Labs later supplied to game authors some drivers that detected the Thunderboard and failed when the enhacements were detected, resulting jch Media Vision’s next product having separate IRQ and DMA usage so the Sound Blaster compatible portion of the product could be fully compliant.

Seems they discontinued this nifty feature in their newer products. Alternatively, sample rate conversion could be performed in the DC97 controller or in the software driver.

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Richard on Monday, February 16, Thank you very much. Users browsing this forum: Nobody’s that rich to pay for every little breath, drink, bite, shelter, etc. It is indeed an old topic,but there is some info that can be useful: I have not asked him what he’s planning on doing; the site doesn’t say that there is a cost for a license or for the source code.


We want icu be able to play those fine old DOS games, now and in the future I still have my running since perfectly ok, but for how long?

See also RBIL, int 66h. Maybe the “bounty” system a la some other third-party OSes is what needs to be done a lot more, even for DOS: I’m not sure if this is just a wav file format issue.

AC’97 audio driver or Sound Blaster emulator for DOS?

I understand how weird it feels, and yes definitely we should have more open drivers! He wrote that he’ll try to do it so maybe it’ll became a reality. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.