8738note.txt Driver File Contents (v184upd.zip)

** CMI8738 PCI Audio Windows 95/98 Drivers Release Note **

ver 4.06.1084  10/28/99

1. Fix problems in games including Comanche Gold,Unreal,
   Duaguen Keeper II and Prince of Persia 3D.
2. Fix calling problem in A3D compatible drivers.
3. Solve Draken demo sound problem on Win98 SE.

ver 4.06.1083  10/05/99

1. Fix GPF problem in Minevra testing program.

ver 4.06.1082  10/02/99

1. Support 44.1/48K DirectSound wave output to SPDIF-out.
2. Uninstall program fix joystick device problem.

ver 4.06.1081  09/20/99

1. Set default configuration value. Otherwise, Line-in can not share
   same phonejack with rear output.
2. Store SPDIF-in phase inverse status.

ver 4.06.1080  09/03/99

1. New structure of DirectSound/DirectSound3D.
2. Support SPDIF AC-3 output.
3. Run applications setup program after drivers installed.
4. Uninstall drivers program add removing applications.

ver 4.06.1073  08/10/99

1.Modify legacy device IRQ resource management.
2.Implement SPDIF-in signal phase auto detect functions.

ver 4.06.1071  07/15/99

1.Prevent conflict when audio device share same IRQ with legacy device.
2.Switch to 4 speakers mode when create DirectSound3D primary buffer.

ver 4.06.1070  07/02/99

1.Modify legacy device IRQ resource management.

ver 4.06.1069  06/24/99

1.Modify double DMA buffer processing.
2.Fix legacy SB and FM I/O port allocate problem.
3.Legacy device can enable or disable when installation.
4.Accept any sampling rate for Iphone 5.0 full-duplex purpose.

ver 4.06.1068  06/05/99

1.Fix wave output rear speakers left/right inverse when wave volume
  panning in MCI 4 speakers mode.
2.Fix 48KHz wave playback speed too fast when SPDIF-out enable.

ver 4.06.1067  06/04/99

1.Enable wave volume panning functions.
2.Fix Mic recording in stereo mode.
3.Add wave channels output selection.

ver 4.06.1064  05/25/99

1.Fix sound clicking problem when playback wave.
2.Enhance performance when HRTF CPU utilization set to low.
  (Game Populous 3 can run smoothly when HRTF CPU utilization set to low.)
3.Enable/disable MPU-401 MIDI device install request by registry.
4.Change the wave open management way.

ver 4.06.1062  05/11/99

1.Change the cm8338.vxd file name to cmaudio.vxd.
2.Enable/disable Joystick device controlled by registry.
3.Remove the SPDIF function from mixer(controlled by function calls).
4.Support 24-bit SPDIF playback/recording functions.
5.Fix bugs on game FALCON4.
6.Change the cm8338fm.drv file name to cmpcifm.drv.

ver 4.06.1061  05/07/99

1.Fix MIDI keyboard hang problems.
2.Add SPDIF in/out control functions.

ver 4.06.1059  04/30/99

1.Open registry set legacy SB version.

ver 4.06.1058  04/27/99

1.Change DirectSound driver name.
2.Correct mixer component type.

ver 4.06.1057  04/21/99

1.Joystick resource adjustment.
2.Fix sound problems in DOS game DOOM2,WARCRAFT2,Duke3D and Quake.
3.Fix SPDIF-out inactive problem.
4.Add setup DOS initial program during installation.

ver 4.06.1051  04/02/99

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