The Linux Ultra Sound Project
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New Project

It's time to move this project from experimental stage to stable. Look to Advanced Linux Sound Architecture for more details.

What's it?

This project is based on Jaroslav Kysela's new low-level driver for the Gravis UltraSound cards. The project is developed in Linux operating system (u*ix clone for i386/AXP/Sparc/...). Most of bellow features is implemented only in new 2.99 devel packages.

Two demos of MIDI music produced by driver and Gravis UltraSound Plug & Play card which use 4MB FILE from AMD with GM & GS instrument set in .WAV format you can found here.

Currently supported Gravis UltraSound cards:

Currently supported systems:

Driver have some unique features:

LIBGUS API library:

Special notice


Files gmfull1m.ff8, gmfull1m.da8, gsfull4m.fff & gsfull4m.dat is licenced by EYE & I Productions. Public distribution of these files isn't allowed!!! If you have one from first Gravis UltraSound Plug & Play cards without gsfull4m.XXX files on included CD-ROM, you can contact Advanced Gravis Technologies for new CD-ROM which contains this soundset...

Future plans


TODO:

Where can you get the distribution package?

Latest ultra-revision.tgz package you can find at official ultra ftp site:
Czech republic - Ceske Budejovice (Perex's home)
Complete mirrors of ultra ftp site:
Poland
Other mirrors:
ftp://hammer.chu.cam.ac.uk/pub/sam1007/ultra
http://www.cs.kun.nl/~jwhub/gus/ultra.html
ftp://s5-25-55.student.washington.edu/pub/gus
Czech republic - VSE - Prague
USA - Sunsite
Distributions:
Debian distribution at AeroSpace

Related links




Applications
GUSMIX ncurses mixer
ULTRAPLAY/REC program for playing/recording .WAV, .VOC files
XGUSMIX X-Window mixer (Tcl/Tk)
MUSSERVER MUSSERVER for Linux DOOM
ULTRAMOD UltraMOD (based on MikMak routines)



Linux Ultra Sound Group
Jaroslav Kysela

"Perex"

perex@jcu.cz

new driver for the UltraSound cards
libgus - API for new driver
gusmix - mixer which uses ncurses library
vplay/vrec hack (needs to be totaly recoded) - .WAV,.VOC
MUSSERVER for Linux DOOM hack
Andreas Schiffler

andreas@karlsberg.usask.ca

spline routines (for stretching samples)
noise channel idea
Andy Lo A Foe

arloafoe@cs.vu.nl

xgusmix - X-Window mixer (use Tcl/Tk libraries)
ultramod - MOD player based on MikMod routines


??? Have you ideas and time for new project ???
---> Send e-mail to Jaroslav Kysela perex@perex.cz <---

Final design by Perex. perex@perex.cz
Last update: 16.2.1998