Re: Sound: DMA (output) timed out - IRQ/DRQ config error?

Cristian Gafton (
Mon, 29 Jul 1996 14:09:30 +0300 (EET DST)

On Mon, 29 Jul 1996, Steve VanDevender wrote:

> > I have one problem with the new sound driver and RealAudio. With 2.0.0
> > everything works okay, but with later kernels (including 2.0.10) I keep
> > getting this message after 14 - 20 seconds of sound output. I have tried
> > everything - using the working (with 2.0.0) /etc/soundconf config file,
> > not using it and reconfiguring the whole sound system, etc. With 2.0.0 it
> > works, with later kernels not.
> How odd. The exact message you quote in the subject line is exactly the
> message I get when the sound in DOOM cuts out. It seems that there has
> been a small improvement in recent kernels that lets me play DOOM longer
> before the sound cuts out, but it still does repeatedly.
> You wouldn't happen to be using a Gravis Ultrasound, would you?

Nope, ESS688, SB 16 compatible, I think.

Cristian Gafton

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