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Creative Gives In, They Open-Source Their X-Fi Driver

Nov 06, 2008, 23:35 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

[ Thanks to Michael Larabel for this link. ]

"Creative's latest attempt at delivering a reliable binary driver was in April when they tried again by releasing a new beta driver. A year after they released their first binary Linux driver, the state of Creative X-Fi on Linux was a horrific mess. Following that, a Novell developer then began porting the Open Sound System X-Fi driver to ALSA, but it wasn't in the best shape possible and the developer didn't even have any X-Fi hardware.

"Creative's X-Fi on Linux has been far from a pleasant experience, but today that may begin to change."

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