snd_envy24{,ht} recording support?

David Demelier demelier.david at
Wed Mar 20 09:21:22 UTC 2013

2013/3/20 Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at>:
> On Wed, 2013-03-20 at 08:52 +0100, Yamagi Burmeister wrote:
>> On Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:19:59 +0100
>> David Demelier <demelier.david at> wrote:
>> The need for high end add
>> in sound cards is much lower than 10 years ago.
> That's not true, if you want to replace your HiFi gear by a computer,
> you need a good sound card too, that anyway, will be less expensive than
> good HiFi gear. _All_ on-board devices are crap!

There are good mother boards with snd_hda and 7.1 so I think it should
be efficient.

> But the good thing is, that the RME HDSPe AIO does work for consumer
> usage on FreeBSD (TotalMix isn't supported). For audio production I
> still use Linux, unfortunately there the RME HDSPe AIO isn't well
> supported, so *nix users need several good audio cards :(.
> I'm not willing to install Windows, but I'm not happy about the hardware
> situation on *nix.

I have had a Creative X-Fi a long time ago, it was working very well
on Linux but there is no support at all on FreeBSD. I guess the
problem is not really *nix but more *BSD.


Demelier David

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