VIA and 4Front Announce Linux Drivers for Audio Controller

VIA Technologies and 4Front Technologies have announced the availability of drivers for the VIA AC97 audio controller (VT82C686C) for Linux. These drivers are Open Sound System compliant and are available for evaluation from 4Front's website at The partnership between the two companies aims to support future audio products developed by VIA Technologies. The Open Sound System sound drivers for the VIA AC97 controller feature.