Creative Labs Sound Blaster Live! (Sound Card, PCI)

Multimedia 5.1 Surround Sound, PCI, Sound Blaster, Sound card

Creative Labs Sound Blaster Live! (Sound Card, PCI)
Linux compatibility:
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Updated: 01/04/2016 04:42

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Creative Labs Sound Blaster Live! is a PCI sound card based on emu10k1 chipset. The card is equipped with a game port:

02:07.0 Multimedia audio controller [0401]: Creative Labs SB Live! EMU10k1 [1102:0002] (rev 07)
	Subsystem: Creative Labs SBLive! Player 5.1 [1102:8061]
	Kernel driver in use: snd_emu10k1
02:07.1 Input device controller [0980]: Creative Labs SB Live! Game Port [1102:7002] (rev 07)
	Subsystem: Creative Labs Gameport Joystick [1102:0020]
	Kernel driver in use: Emu10k1_gameport

The sound card is supported by the Linux kernel:

gameport gameport0: EMU10K1 is pci0000:02:07.1/gameport0, io 0xde00, speed 614kHz
snd_hda_intel 0000:01:00.1: Handle VGA-switcheroo audio client

and can be used with ALSA:

1 [Live           ]: EMU10K1 - SB Live! 5.1 [SB0060]
                      SB Live! 5.1 [SB0060] (rev.7, serial:0x80611102) at 0xdf00, irq 21
card 1: Live [SB Live! 5.1 [SB0060]], device 0: emu10k1 [ADC Capture/Standard PCM Playback]
  Subdevices: 32/32
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
  Subdevice #1: subdevice #1
  Subdevice #2: subdevice #2
...
  Subdevice #31: subdevice #31
card 1: Live [SB Live! 5.1 [SB0060]], device 2: emu10k1 efx [Multichannel Capture/PT Playback]
  Subdevices: 8/8
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
...
 Subdevice #7: subdevice #7
card 1: Live [SB Live! 5.1 [SB0060]], device 3: emu10k1 [Multichannel Playback]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0

Identified Hardware Configurations (4 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Distribution
Kernel
Rating
Scan Date
Linux Mint 18 Sarah 4.4.0-21-generic - 09/07/2016
Fedora release 23 (Twenty Three) 4.2.5-300.fc23.x86_64 - 01/06/2016
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 4.4.0-22-generic - 17/05/2016
Ubuntu 15.10 4.2.0-16-generic - 28/11/2015

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