Looks like Linux drivers for cards based on Aureal's Vortex
chipset may be coming. Here's what I was told:
> Subject: RE: Linux support for Vortex cards?
> Our technical staff tell me that we have (just last week) sent the necessary
> information to a group who develops linux drivers. (No schedule yet.) We
> would be reluctant to provide our overall information to the general linux
> community as it would entail too much of our protected intellectual
> -----Original Message-----
> Sent: Monday, August 17, 1998 10:18 AM
> Subject: Re: Linux support for Vortex cards?
> Thanks for the reply.
> Have you considered recruiting the Linux
> community to write the drivers for you?
> They'll do it gladly if you just release
> enough info to them.
> That's how e.g. the Ensoniq AudioPCI driver got written.
> In about 2 months, the long-awaited Linux 2.2 will be released,
> and it'd be cool to have your drivers included.
> It could easily happen if you just ask for volunteers
> to write the driver! Let me know if you want
> any help finding a qualified volunteer or two.
> - Dan
> > We have not yet developed Linux drivers. It's on our list of things to
> > do....but not at the top.