DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2004-11
Re: Audigy 2 noisy output
Justin C. Sherrill <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Joerg is right :). I have downloaded the demo from opensound.com and it
>> works like a charm. There is no more noise. I am gonna spend the next 7
>> days enjoying music and thinking about buying a driver for 45
>> dollar which I could have had for free or fixed by myself if only I
>> knew how to write C. I would have preferred to invest these 45
>> dollars into some open source project (what is a soundcard
>> driver compared to a nice T-shirt?). Is there any chance that
>> you would fix the driver for a similar amount of money?
> I certainly don't have the skills to do it. Plus, there's no specific
> items (like t-shirts) to buy right now that will fund DragonFly.
> Buy it! That $45 is an investment in DragonFly; it's making a commercial
> product viable on a open source platform. Creating a viable third-party
> software sales structure is what open source software needs; commercially
> valuable open source projects like Linux and Perl are worthwhile because
> of what can be built on them.
> Heck, I'd pay money to have good 3D drivers for my recent ATI cards; I'd
> pay money for a lot of software if it was a good alternative (if there was
> any alternative?) to free projects.
FYI, unfortunately the oss drivers don't seem to work at the moment:
/usr/lib/oss/etc/config.dat: Invalid file header
I'm gonna post this on the oss forum and hope that they're able to
solve the problem.
Adam K Kirchhoff
Digital Color Image