Re: DOOM sound bug workaround

Lawrence Chim (
Tue, 07 Jan 1997 19:03:30 +1100

> DMA by a SCSI card is a completely different thing than DMA with a
> soundcard. A soundcard requires every byte right in time or otherwise an
> underrun occurs. DMA with a SCSI card doesn't have this kind of requirements.
> It's very possible that some SCSI activity during sound playback causes your
> problem. This is the case at least if you use a PAS16 soundcard together
> with an AHA1542 SCSI controller.

I have a similar problems. I am using 2940 and sb16. When the SCSI
bus is in heavy use, the sound pauses until the load of the SCSI bus