SoundBlaster 16 PnP ISA Card on 5.1

Philippe Vachon phirkel at
Fri Feb 27 16:33:47 PST 2004

Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote:

> Chris Pressey wrote:
>> On Fri, 27 Feb 2004 13:25:20 -0500
>> Philippe Vachon <phirkel at> wrote:
>>> As I said before, the sound is compressed -- not in the data sense,
>>> but rather in the analogue sense where the wavelength of a waveform 
>>> decreases, as does the period. I appologize if I had confused you, but
>>> I'm not a Software Engineer -- merely a lowly Electrical Engineering 
>>> Student. :)
>> Off topic, but in hopes of clearing up the terminology at least, this is
>> what "compressed" means for audio engineers:
>> I doubt you're experiencing this... I think you mean your audio is
>> simply sped up?
> At the risk of going far enough OT
> to be banned, there are two types
> of audio compression.  One is amplitude
> adjustment, as it were, and another
> is "time compression" (yes, check out
> some multitracking software), so it's
> possible to use the term in the sense
> he's using it, but it's a tad, what, {arcane<?>}
> unless you're producing hip-hop records....
> Maybe we should recommend getting
> a slower processor? :D :D
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Haha...the CPU is already slow enough for my tastes.

Still, nobody has any clues as to what the problem could be? I've loaded 
just snd_sbc and just snd_oss and even the "compressed" sound thing 
doesn't occur.


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