Turtle Beach MultiSound (msnd)

Mathew Kanner mat at cnd.mcgill.ca
Wed Jun 2 14:28:25 GMT 2004

On May 31, RMH wrote:
> Hello gentlemen,
> I have written a driver (msnd), for Turtle Beach MultiSound cards;
> it had to be finished a long time ago, but due to different
> circumstances I wasn't able to complete my work until the very
> near past.
> In brief, the driver supports an audio playback and recording
> (including full-duplex mode) using MultiSound Classic or Tahiti
> (Monterey) hardware, i.e. the 1st generation of MultiSounds; Fiji
> and Pinnacle, which stand for the 2nd generation, are unsupported.
> The driver was shaken well on i386 during a month or two, and
> rewritten for alpha two days ago. Both tested with 5.1-RELEASE,
> though there should be no problems with newer releases, too.
> Here are the dmesg outputs:
> http://www.alasir.com/msnd/dmesg.i386.txt
> http://www.alasir.com/msnd/dmesg.alpha.txt
> The tarball with the sources and manpage may be downloaded from:
> http://www.alasir.com/msnd/msnd-5.x.tar.gz
> This one is for 5.x; if there is any interest, I shall prepare a
> similar one but for 4.x. Comments and suggestions are welcome.

	I haven't had a chance to review your driver.  I'll try to get
some free time over the weekend.  For the record, are you interested
in including this in the tree?  (We also have other options like the
ports, or you can support it 3rd party).


ps: Tag, your the new sound guru :)

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