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===Using Soundblaster 16 in VMware===
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Please update this page with the status of each soundcard that is tested.
  
Download the package containing '''sndblst.sys''' and '''sndblst.dll''' from:
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==Possible statuses==
* [http://members.driverguide.com/driver/detail.php?action=download&driverid=68193 driverguide.com] (free registration required)
 
* [http://www.wizzer-it.com/scott/reactos/drivers/sndblst.zip wizzer-it.com] (link provided by ScoTTie)
 
  
Mount your virtual HDD with the [http://www.vmware.com/download/diskmount.html VMware DiskMount Utility] or [http://www.reactos.org/wiki/index.php/HOWTO/transfer_files_from_the_host_OS_to_the_virtual_drive#VDK VDK]. <font style="color: red;">(Warning: Dont copy them inside ReactOS!)</font>
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Syntax: vmware-mount <drive letter>: "<.vmdk file>"
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|Description
eg: vmware-mount r: "C:\Documents and Settings\Scott\My Documents\My Virtual Machines\ReactOS\ReactOS.vmdk"
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| Works without any major problems
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| No test has been performed.
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| Fails to work or crashes ROS
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Now copy these two files to the corresponding destinations on the newly mounted drive.
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==Tested Video cards==
*'''sndblst.sys''' to ReactOS\system32\Drivers\sndblst.sys
 
*'''sndblst.dll''' to ReactOS\system32\mmdrv.dll (Rename the existing file mmdrv.old)
 
  
Finally unmount the virtual HDD.
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Syntax: vmware-mount <drive letter>: /d
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eg: vmware-mount r: /d
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! style="background: #ececec;" | VM VirtualBox AC97
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! {{works}}
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| This is known to work best atm, see the installation [http://www.reactos.org/wiki/index.php/HOWTO/setup_ReactOS_sound_with_VBox instructions]
  
Edit your virtual machines .vmx file so its using the appropriate sound card.
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! style="background: #ececec;" | VM VMWARE sb16
Set sound.virtualDev = "sb16"
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! {{works}}
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| See [http://www.reactos.org/wiki/index.php/HOWTO/setup_ReactOS_sound_with_VMWare_sb16 instructions]
  
Note: The registry already has working entries & Drivers from NT4 SP4 and SP6 are rumored to be working... (Update: Fixed to work again in SVN 09/Jan/2005 - Filip)
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! style="background: #ececec;" | VM VMWARE ES1371
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! {{failed}}
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| See [http://www.reactos.org/wiki/index.php/HOWTO/setup_ReactOS_sound_with_VMWare instructions]
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[[Category:Hardware]]
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== Known issues ==
[[Category:Driver]]
 
  
As a recent update to this article, as of 9/14/07, Silverblade is commiting to SVN various sound and multimedia updates, also called WinMM.
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1. TODO.
 
 
===Using AC97 in VirtualBox===
 
 
 
See http://www.reactos.org/wiki/index.php/HOWTO/setup_ReactOS_sound_with_VBox
 

Revision as of 12:43, 14 May 2009

Supported Hardware/Sound Cards

Please update this page with the status of each soundcard that is tested.

Possible statuses

Status Description
Works Works without any major problems
Not tested No test has been performed.
Failed Fails to work or crashes ROS

Tested Video cards

Video Satus Comments
VM VirtualBox AC97 Works This is known to work best atm, see the installation instructions
VM VMWARE sb16 Works See instructions
VM VMWARE ES1371 Failed See instructions

Known issues

1. TODO.