Open Sound System driver for Creative Labs SBLive 5.1 Dell OEM version soundcards. The device has a chipset called the EMU10K1X and is not the same as the SBLive EMU10K1/EMU10K2 audio processors found in the SBLive! and Audigy soundcards.

EMU10K1X device characteristics:

  • 8/16/24 bit playback/record

  • mono/stereo/4/5.1 playback

  • 8KHz to 192Khz sample rate.


  • emu10k1x_spdif_enable=<0|1> The EMU10K1X has a versa-jack (orange) that can be set as SPDIF output or the Side-Surround left/right speakers in a 5.1 setup. When set as SPDIF, you can get play PCM/AC3 audio to a Dolby(R) capable receiver.


/etc/oss4/conf/oss_emu10k1x.conf Device configuration file


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