[Mageia-dev] Yet another list of missing packages

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 16:38:07 CET 2011

On 10 March 2011 16:33, Tux99 <tux99-mga at uridium.org> wrote:
>> But ISApnp cards cannot be inserted in modern machines for ~8 years.
>> Dunno until what years ISA sound chips got still implemented on
>> motherboards.
>> At least, I haven't seen any request for ISA support for 4-5 years.
> I still have an old PC with an ISA Sound Blaster AWE 64 sound card (with
> 12MB sample RAM expansion board) and an ISA Gravis Ultrasound PnP card
> (with 8MB sample RAM), currently mdv 2008.1 is installed on it and I still
> use it occasionally for specific purposes.
> I would assume that in 'poorer' countries this hardware is still common
> enough that we should include those packages. As long as it builds, why
> not?

Indeed but that shouldn't block alpha2
And "old" Gravis is supposed to have better quality that quite a lot sound cards

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