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  • #76
    Thanks, with that driver AC3/DTS pass-through works for me(x-fi xtrememusic)

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    • #77
      ALSA v1.0.21-4 seems to work fine on Mint Linux 7 x64.

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      • #78
        Which x-fi card are you using and where did you get the driver?

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        • #79
          I'm using the X-Fi Xtreme Gamer Super Mega Duper Fatality edition. Mine is really the x-treme gamer Fatality card. It doesn't have the front panel though.

          I just installed ALSA v1.0.21. There is a tutorial on how to do it.

          http://monespaceperso.org/blog-en/20...u-jaunty-9-04/

          Follow the tutorial and you should be fine. Keep in mind that Mint 8 will have native support as Ubuntu 9.10 already has the driver backported to 1.0.20.

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          • #80
            I did a Ubuntu 9.10 install to replace 9.04 on this machine and my x-fi works right out of the box. I'm so glad that all my hardware works without having to install drivers save for nVidia, build-essentials, and proprietary codecs.

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            • #81
              Anyone tried Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Notebook with alsa?
              Its and pciexpress extention card for notebooks. I wonder if anyone have tried that card for linux?

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              • #82
                My Xtreme Music worked out of the box with 9.10 too. tball, The changelog shows that the driver now supports PCI-E cards, but i'm not sure whether that means notebook cards too.

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                • #83
                  My Audigy passed away a few days ago,
                  and I'm thinking on buy a pcie soundcard

                  Is the X-Fi Titanium pci working fine?
                  I just want 5.1 analog output and maybe hwmix, and reading this post it seems that works just fine with current drivers (at least on pci versions)

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                  • #84
                    Those are isolated cases.Trust me buy yourself another card.I don't have creative card so I don't know but my friend has it and it's pain in the ass,especially in kubuntu.But maybe you will be few of those that actually fckin works.

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