Supported Hardware/Sound cards

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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 Soundcards

Soundcard 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 Works Broken with VmWare >= 5.5.2 Didn't work in revisions earlier than 40930. See instructions
ES1370 Works See [1] for instructions
ESS Allegro - ES1988 Failed Tested in rev 41042. Drivers install correctly, card's being listed in device manager but Winamp fails to find it - gabriel_it.
Realtek AC'97 Audio for VIA (R) Audio Controller Failed Rev.40825. Successful installation, but Kmixer does not start. Realtek Codec Sound on board driver A3.90(6120)
Crystal SoundFusion Failed See bug 3138

Known issues

1. Latest versions of Winamp suffer of an annoying bug in ros that won't let you click on it as if the main window were transparent. I've done some tests and the last "clickable" and "working" version is 1.90. After 1.90 Winamp crashes but its main window is still clickable until 2.08. Special pack for ros made from 2.90 + 2.08 here. Gabriel_it