PCIe audio cards: what is tob be preferred with FreeBSD 8.0/9-CURRENT?

perryh at pluto.rain.com perryh at pluto.rain.com
Mon Jan 25 04:59:15 UTC 2010

"O. Hartmann" <ohartman at mail.zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
> At this very moment I utilise a M-Audio 5.1 PCI-audio board with
> which I'm really satisfied. My next box doesn't have PCI slots
> at all ... I look for the Soundblaster X-Fi range of PCIe cards, 

It's possible to get an adapter that plugs into a PCIe slot and
provides a PCI slot, which might enable you to continue using
your current card.  I've never actually seen one, so don't know
about the mechanics; it could turn out that it can only be used
by leaving the cover off of the box :(

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