[linux-audio-user] Scratch-built DAW - what's your favorite?

Reuben Martin MartinR at jbu.edu
Wed Dec 1 20:22:31 EST 2004

>>For example many of the cheaper onboard AC97 sound chipsets have no
>>hardware mixing and no hardware volume control - they rely on the
>>Windows kernel mixer.  Since the equivalent technology on Linux is not
>>as mature we have problems.  And since the crappiest hardware is
>>disproportionately affected, and requires the most work, many of the
>>issues don't get fixed.
>I see what you are saying.
>Today, most mobos contain onboard audio (like the Realtek ALC850, 650). 
>Are there any that don't?
>Any other audio-centric hw gotchas that one should look out for when 
>choosing a mobo?

It doesn't really matter if the mobo comes with built in audio. You can usually set a jumper or set the BIOS to disable it. You won't find many boards anymore that don't have audio built in.
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