Re: SB16 lockup with kernel 2.1.102/103

Derrik (
Sat, 23 May 1998 09:00:44 -0700 (PDT)

On Sat, 23 May 1998, Gert Vervoort wrote:

> Hi,
> When using the audio device of my soundblaster 16 ASP
> with linux kernel version 2.1.102/103, the system locks hard.
> e.g. when I use cat >/dev/audio, the file is
> played and after the system is ready playing the audio-file, the
> system locks up.

Well, just as a data-point, I'm running 2.1.103 (did run 2.1.102 also)
with my SB AWE32 (pre-PnP, pre-IDE) without a problem. I've been playing
MP3s like mad, and I've not had any problems at all. Are you running an
SMP kernel? I heard someone mention some SB-related twitches in 2.1.102 or
103 recently, and they were running an SMP kernel. You might check on

Derrik Pates

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