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On OpenSuse 10.3/"AMD64" and i need my sound!
The xfi installer from Creative says no supported hardware found.
dubbleyewteeeff mate?
Any suggestions for an easy fix? Or do I have to mess with all of the also/oss installing, configuring, probing, etc?
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I can't say; last I heard, creative produced some crappy x-fi drivers for Linux.
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Yeah.. Creative isn't fond of us *nix geeks: http://www.overclock.net/linux-unix/...ighlight=linux
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last i heard there were drivers released... i haven't tried it yet, but maybe this can help you (you probably have to hack around things, or at least rtfm)

http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t...ative+xfi.html
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Messing with the instructions from Remix.
kpo-Ughh....huh?
XP and Vista links in a unix forum?
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Install and use OSS in place of ALSA. It gives primitive 2-channel support, but I can confirm it works with the Xtreme Music on Debian Lenny amd64.

http://www.opensound.com/download.cgi
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Tried the OSS thing. Downloaded the RPM and opened it. Said initializing and the bar loaded, then the whole window just closed?
Did it install?
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Tried the OSS thing. Downloaded the RPM and opened it. Said initializing and the bar loaded, then the whole window just closed?
Did it install?
Hmm.... You're in Suse, right?

Try this in a terminal:

cd to the directory of the rpm file (rename the file to something short to save yourself time)

Code:
sudo rpm -i <file.rpm>
See what gets output.

Or, isn't there a way to open Yast, THEN click something like File>Open> choose .rpm file?
post #10 of 28
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Errr...it says its already installed.
I cant find anything of it on my computer anywhere and no sound card has been recognized yet, how do I probe for my XFI?
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