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LinuxPR: VIA Technologies and 4Front...announce drivers for VIA AC97 audio controller for Linux

Jan 10, 2000, 19:47 (0 Talkback[s])

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"VIA Technologies and 4Front Technologies jointly announce the availability of drivers for the VIA AC97 audio controller (VT82C686C) for Linux. These drivers are Open Sound System compliant and are available for evaluation from 4Front's website at"

"There has been a huge demand for these drivers from Linux users. We will also support the VIA audio controller under other operating systems such as FreeBSD, Solaris x86, UnixWare, OpenServer, VxWorks and LynxRT", said Dev Mazumdar, President of 4Front Technologies. "We hope to build on this partnership and support future audio products developed by VIA Technologies."

"We are pleased to support the Linux community by working with 4Front Technologies on developing Linux drivers for the VIA AC97 audio controller," commented Richard Brown, Director of Market of VIA Technologies, Inc. "We look forward to further strengthening our cooperation with 4Front Technologies in the future so that our audio products can run under a complete range of OS environments."

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