snd_envy24{,ht} recording support?

Joel Dahl joel at
Wed Mar 20 09:59:51 UTC 2013

On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 08:52:07AM +0100, Yamagi Burmeister wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:19:59 +0100
> David Demelier <demelier.david at> wrote:
> > Unfortunately the snd_envy* drivers are very bad supported. It lacks a
> > lot of code to support the full card. I have had a card with a chip
> > that was *supported* (but not) by the driver and I didn't manage to
> > play any sound..
> > 
> > The current code of the driver is - I think - at early stages because
> > of lot of commented code so I guess the maintainer didn't have too
> > much time to spend on that.
> I don't think that we'll ever see a bigger update to the snd_env*
> family. I haven't seen Konstantin Dimitrov (the maintainer) for years,
> the link to the datasheets and documentation [1] is long dead and even
> the existing patches like kern/152378 weren't committed.

Have you tried contacting Konstantin? The last (private) mail I received from
him was in July, 2011. He sent me a long mail about the state of the envy
drivers in FreeBSD. It's quite interesting, but I'd rather not publish it here
without his permission.


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