Re: 16-bit SoundBlaster DMA

H. Peter Anvin (
26 May 1998 03:36:52 GMT

Followup to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980525190239.4419A-100000@scitus>
By author: Spirilis <>
In newsgroup:
> Hi,
> Would anybody happen to know any documentation on DMA, 16-bit DMA
> specifically, perhaps in relation to PnP, and maybe even sound card
> interaction with DMA channels?
> So far, even trying (DMA 0 (CHANNEL 5)) and using dma16=5 doesn't give me any
> 5: SoundBlaster16
> For that matter, *all* I get is
> 1: SoundBlaster8
> Even forcing dma=5 results in
> 5: SoundBlaster8
> Any ideas?

Try dma=1 dma16=5, and *make sure your card is configured


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