[PD] rme hammerfall digi9636 help??
atuc at gmx.de
Thu May 17 11:45:19 CEST 2001
as i know now its not so easy to use the rme hammerfall card in mulichannel
mode with pd. my problem is that i need it ugently for an exibition and would
like to ask if somone else has an idea howto solve multi-channel playback in
shall i switch to an older linux distribution? change the alsa driver? buy
the commercial oss driver? change to windows (dont like)?
does anyone have experience whis the hammerfall that works?
> That is what I meant - oh well :( I won't be able to really look at this
> for a while, but maybe someone else can get this going.
> On Thu, 17 May 2001, Alexander Tuchacek wrote:
> > Am Mittwoch, 16. Mai 2001 22:42 schrieben Sie:
> > > Alex,
> > >
> > > I am positive that the alsa driver 5.11 will not work. You can try the
> > > new alsa beta drivers (0.9), recompile pd for the newer alsa, and
> > > specify the alsa device on the command line as "plug:0,0". The big
> > > problem is that the RME cards are almost the only ones that are not
> > > interleaved and the current alsa code assumes interleaved - using
> > > "plug:0,0" should magically take care of this problem in theory
> > > (through the ugly hack of interleaving the data so that pd can then
> > > deinterleave it . . . ughh).
> > >
> > > Karl
> > hi karl,
> > is this what you mean? i recompiled the latest alsa driver 0.9.0beta4, do
> > this on the commandline.
> > [alex at snd bin]$ ./pd -alsadev plug:0,0
> > Sample width set to 4
> > fragsize a 128
> > fragsize b 128
> > nfrags a 12
> > pd: pcm_params.c:331: snd_pcm_hw_param_set_last: Assertion `err >= 0'
> > failed. Abgebrochen
> > [alex at snd bin]$
> > in oss emulation i get it to run, but i need the 8 output channels? any
> > idea?
> > [alex at snd bin]$ ./pd -frags 8
> > OSS: Could not set fragment size
> > OSS: requested audio buffer size 8820 limited to 4096
> > error: failed to open MIDI ports; continuing without MIDI.
> > thanks to all,
> > alex
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