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Sound Blaster AWE 32/64 HOWTO

by Marcus Brinkmann <>

v1.2, 11 January 1998

This document describes how to install and configure a Sound Blaster 32 (SB AWE 32, SB AWE 64) card from Creative Labs in a Linux System using the AWE Sound Driver Extension written by Takashi Iwai. It also covers some special tools and players for the SB AWE series. Reference system is a Debian GNU/Linux System, but every other Linux Distribution should also work.

1. Introduction

2. Before you start

3. How to install SB AWE sound support

4. Testing the Sound Driver

5. AWE Driver Software

6. Appendix

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