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Re: [SLE] installing soundfonts with yast in SuSE 9.1
  • From: eddie <eddie.howson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 May 2004 07:09:00 +0100
  • Message-id: <200405280709.00484.eddie.howson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 27 May 2004 20:31, you wrote:
> eddie wrote:
> > I have a soundblaster live value card. It is detected and installed
> > okay, except for the soundfonts. Has anyone been successful in
> > installing soundfonts in SuSE 9.1? In yast, it fails to find any
> > soundfonts from the AWE cd. It worked fine in SuSE 9.0
>
> The following worked for me.
>
> Copy the soundfonts from the CD to /usr/share/sfbank/creative/ There are
> three standard files: 2GMGSMT.SF2, 4GMGSMT.SF2 and 8MBGMSFX.SF2. I don't
> know if these are located in a standard place on the CD.
>
> Make a symbolic link:
> # cd /usr/share/sfbank/creative/
> # ln -s default.sf2 8MBGMSFX.SF2

Thanks John

This does work, but if it is a bug in yast, I guess it needs to be reported
although I don't know to whom.

Eddie

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