[PlanetCCRMA] firewire interfaces

Steve Harris S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Feb 17 00:59:01 2005

On Wed, Feb 16, 2005 at 05:52:43 -0800, Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-02-16 at 17:38, Stephen Kelly wrote:
> > I'm just wondering if its possible to use firewire audio interfaces with ccrma
> > on a laptop running Fedora Core 3 (can't find any documents out there that
> > answer this).  I'm specifically interested in the M-Audio 410 and 1814.
> It is not possible at this point, ALSA does not yet support firewire
> soundcards. Manufacturers have been reluctant to release specs for
> them.....

Actually thats no longer true, we have specs for about 60-80% of the
devices, and alpha support in JACK, but its early days still. I certainly
wouldn't rush out and buy one now. I /think/ the 410 is on the list
we have specs for, but it doesnt currently work. Not sure about the 1814.

- Steve