Re: sound blaster using DMA 0

Mike A. Harris (
Thu, 30 Jul 1998 03:32:36 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 30 Jul 1998, Chris Wedgwood wrote:

> > AFAIK the newer SoundBlaster 32/64 cards are capable of full-duplex
> > operation. Of course, I don't have one, or the docs for one.
> Even the SB16 has some FD support - you use one DMA for reading, the
> other for writing. It means its an 8/16 bit split for the quaility
> though.

It doesn't use 3 DMA channels however, and that is what the
message displays. The error has nothing to do with HD/FD. The
erroneous message says that SB MIDI 0x330 is using DMA 0.

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