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The kX driver? If so yes it continues to work as it always has flawlessly for me.


Sorry to jump in here but I just found this card in an old box that I have so I thought I'd look into it. I read the first post I promise :( I have sound working on my SL install through kext hacks and very gracious users but every time I upgrade to 10.6.x (x being latest version) I have to go back through and install the kexts because they're overwritten. Not a big deal but I'd prefer to be able to just update. This LONG post short.....if I install the kx drivers and this card do you have to reinstall every time you upgrade the system or does it use entirely different kext's? Thanks in advance!

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Sorry to jump in here but I just found this card in an old box that I have so I thought I'd look into it. I read the first post I promise :) I have sound working on my SL install through kext hacks and very gracious users but every time I upgrade to 10.6.x (x being latest version) I have to go back through and install the kexts because they're overwritten. Not a big deal but I'd prefer to be able to just update. This LONG post short.....if I install the kx drivers and this card do you have to reinstall every time you upgrade the system or does it use entirely different kext's? Thanks in advance!


It is its own self contained .kext it will continue to work upon system upgrade or has up to this point can't predict for future updates but has worked until this point flawlessly...

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I have an old SB0090. Its the Audigy SB1394 and its suppose to have EMU chip and for some reason KXaudio driver doesn't work.

10.6.7
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i7 920

It has the Sonar X-fi which is ALC889, but I disabled it and still it doesn't work. Should I remove ALC8xx universal kexts and try again?

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I have an old SB0090. Its the Audigy SB1394 and its suppose to have EMU chip and for some reason KXaudio driver doesn't work.

10.6.7
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i7 920

It has the Sonar X-fi which is ALC889, but I disabled it and still it doesn't work. Should I remove ALC8xx universal kexts and try again?


If you have another pci slot try moving it into that, my cards (one identical to yours) only work when they are in the pci slot farthest from the CPU.

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My board only has one PCI slot. I installed 1.11b and booted w/ -v and it loaded the driver and saw my card. Then it KP'ed when I opened Ableton. I did another reboot and this time it doesn't see the card again.

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any chance for Audigy 4?

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I installed the kext on Lion preview 2 is not working ;)

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I installed the kext on Lion preview 2 is not working ;)


update!!!

copied kext on /System/library/extension
chmod -R 755 kXAudioDriver.kext/
chown -R root:wheel kXAudioDriver.kext/
kextload kXAudioDriver.kext/

Work on my system!!!

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Got it work in my system just by following your guide in first post.
I7 920
Gigabyte x58a-ud3r with FF bios
HD6870
OSX 10.6.7.
Thank you so much (probably i ll make a donation in a few days).

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Odd, I think I'm getting the rear 2 channels when I have a 5.1 source. I don't have any problems when listening to anything in stereo. My 2.0 speakers are definitely hooked up to the correct output. I've tried the other outputs as well, but they didn't give me any sound at all. Any ideas? :unsure:

10.5.8
Gigabyte EP35-DS3L
Sound Blaster Audigy 2 (SB0240)

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Odd, I think I'm getting the rear 2 channels when I have a 5.1 source. I don't have any problems when listening to anything in stereo. My 2.0 speakers are definitely hooked up to the correct output. I've tried the other outputs as well, but they didn't give me any sound at all. Any ideas? :unsure:

10.5.8
Gigabyte EP35-DS3L
Sound Blaster Audigy 2 (SB0240)


I would go to the Audio/Midi Setup in the Utilities folder to make sure that it is set to Stereo when you check in the Configure Speakers screen while you are there may as well test the speakers.

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I would go to the Audio/Midi Setup in the Utilities folder to make sure that it is set to Stereo when you check in the Configure Speakers screen while you are there may as well test the speakers.


I was about to crawl under a rock because I remember messing around in there a couple of months ago. I double checked, my speakers are configured properly in stereo with the front left and right giving me the correct test static sounds.

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I was about to crawl under a rock because I remember messing around in there a couple of months ago. I double checked, my speakers are configured properly in stereo with the front left and right giving me the correct test static sounds.


Only idea I have left is checking the program you are using to play back the files to see if it has an audio output selection in it that may be trying to use the 5.1 on its own.

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Only idea I have left is checking the program you are using to play back the files to see if it has an audio output selection in it that may be trying to use the 5.1 on its own.


This happens in both Quicktime and VLC, so I think it's a global problem. :unsure:

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Problem: Flash Video Slows and pauses when I use my Creative Audigy Platinum.
I switch to my M-Audio (Mac Compatible) It's fine

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update!!!

copied kext on /System/library/extension
chmod -R 755 kXAudioDriver.kext/
chown -R root:wheel kXAudioDriver.kext/
kextload kXAudioDriver.kext/

Work on my system!!!


Glad to know that the driver will still work under Lion. I am fearfully counting down for the day when the driver would no longer work. :S

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I see no end to this driver unless iOS lands as main OS on macs (which is the point where apple sales will drop :wacko: so) i doubt if it can ever happen.

By adding x64 Eugene solved many future problems... :)


@Morfy: added you workaround on page1 :D

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It also works under Lion Dp5.... FYI

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using GM with

kXAudioDriver-1.11b0

Version and no problems at all ;) !

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Confirmed, installed with Kext wizard on Lion GM, working fine





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