[Openal] OpenAL supported on the Sound Blaster Live! 24-Bit sound
garinh at cheesetoast.net
Tue Jan 2 14:05:38 PST 2007
> Is OpenAL supported on the Sound Blaster Live! 24-Bit sound card with
> the newest drivers (SB24_WEB64_LB_1_04_0055.exe)?
There isn't a "native" implementation for the SB Live 24-bit -- it will
show up as "Generic Hardware". The GH device will expose all the
appropriate features of the card, but it is being done by using
> I have tried installing both the install located on the OpenAL website
> and OpenALwEAX without either being recognized in the PC game Quake 4.
You should find that you get audio from Quake 4, but can't see your card
enumerated by name or turn on effects, which are a higher level of EAX
than is supported by your card. Quake 4's most advanced audio settings
are only available on X-Fi boards, which give you 128 voices and EAX 5.
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