[alsa-devel] Testers wanted: New SB X-Fi driver

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Mon Jun 8 08:57:31 CEST 2009

At Sat, 06 Jun 2009 21:02:42 +0200,
Gernot Kohlhaas wrote:
> Hi and thanks for this driver.
> It works great and even 6- and 8-Channel-Output is supported now.
> The only two little things I noticed are:
> 1. Most programs are looking for "surround51" to use for multichannel
> sound. But this driver only provides the "default"-Device (in it's
> description it says:
> aplay -L
> default:CARD=XFi
>     Creative X-Fi, Front/WaveIn
>     Default Audio Device
> )

Use the latest alsa-lib snapshot.  The config file for X-Fi is already

> 2. I can hear a gentle grumbling out of my speakers. But nothing serious.

Do you hear it even with the volume under 60%?
The volume scale seems messy right now.  Don't set it too high.



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