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Re: Support for nForce4 AC'97

From: "Justin C. Sherrill" <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 08:56:31 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, May 17, 2006 7:24 am, Oliver Fromme wrote:

> I've seen that 4front (www.opensound.com) supports various
> HDA sound chips, including the intel ICH* and the nForce.
> However, they're only supporting FreeBSD, and I guess
> DragonFly has diverged too much from FreeBSD to be able
> to use a binary kernel module for sound.
> Maybe someone (Matt?) should try to talk to the 4front
> guys and ask for DragonFly support.  Or maybe we (i.e.
> the users) should ask.

Anyone can talk to them; they had a DragonFly version in late 2004, but
they seem to have dropped it - DragonFly has probably moved far enough
from FreeBSD's model (and they no longer support FreeBSD 4.x) that it was
no longer as easy to support DragonFly.

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