To error out or to skip tests?

Paul Vriens at
Tue Nov 17 15:22:16 CST 2009

On 11/17/2009 09:38 PM, Greg Geldorp wrote:
> Hi Jörg
>>> The picture on is a disaster: None of the w95, w98, nt4,
>>> 2k, 2k3, Vista, 2k8, w7 machines have performed winmm:wave tests!
>>> They all have no sound configured.  Mostly useless.
>> A lot of those VMware boxes are mine. They come in two flavors. Some of
>> them (starting with esx-) are ESX VMs, ESX is VMware's data center
> product,
>> which simply doesn't support sound. The others (starting with gvg-) are
>> Server VMs, which do support sound. The reason I didn't configure sound
>> on them is because I'm simply not interested in sound. I'll consider
>> enabling sound, but to be honest I'm a bit put off by your aggressive
> tone.
>> Anyway, the end result is that there will always be ESX VMs that can't
>> run sound tests.
> After a bit of mucking around I got sound to work on the Linux host where
> those VMware Server VMs run, and enabled sound in the VMs where possible. I
> could not find correct sound drivers for some of the old stuff (NT4 and
> below), so those still don't have sound, neither do the ESX VMs.

For W98 and WinME you should be able to use:

I've installed these on both platforms without any problems.

> Best regards, Ge.



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