[alsa-devel] Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi and X-Fi Titanium Series Linux 32bit/64bit Driver Source released

Vedran Miletić rivanvx at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 22:47:21 CET 2008

2008/11/11 Bjoern Olausson <lkmlist at gmail.com>:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 19:33, James Courtier-Dutton
> <James at superbug.co.uk> wrote:
>> All the good contacts I had at Creative have left the company.
>> From what I understand of how the company works internally, is that the
>> only reason they have this open source driver is because some large
>> customer of theirs required it. They have no interest in what happens to
>> the driver over and above supporting the one customer that requested it.
>> I therefore doubt that they will make any contact with us regarding
>> getting the driver into the kernel. If that was the case, they would
>> have approached us earlier.
>> Kind Regards
>> James
> If you are right, that would be a straight hit in the face of every
> Linux X-Fi user and the OpenSource community.
> So sad... but thanks for the info.
> Lets hope the best.
> Bjoern
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Then show your appreciation to Creative by never ever buying any of
their products again. That's what I'm going to do.

Vedran Miletić

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