Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Tue Feb 13 15:49:14 UTC 2007

Quoting "O. Hartmann" <ohartman at> (from Tue, 13 Feb  
2007 14:57:56 +0100):

> All right,
> then the question shouldn't be lined up on snd_emu10kx, I saw that this
> type of soundcard utilize the CMedia CMI8738 chipset and there is
> already a driver called snd_cmi.
> The big, bad, ugly question is: will FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT support any of
> the X-Fi soundcards from creative?

No. Creative doesn't provide docs for any product.

> At the moment, I have onboard sound (which is boring) and Soundblaster
> Audigy SE, which is NOT supported by FreeBSD 7 and OSS driver for amd64
> crashes the box - so need alternatives.

There are some options:
  - usb audio device (I have one from Creative)
  - envy24 based one
  - an used one


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