[PD] what is the current state of the support for the Alsa Hammerfall driver?

Ivica Bukvic ico at fuse.net
Thu Feb 14 04:27:05 CET 2002

> Hi all,
> Last time I tried to run Pd with RME Hammerfall under Alsa, I couldn't
> make
> it work.  I have no idea whether it was a problem in Pd or somewhere
> Pd does run with ALSA 0.9 for other hardware, so in principle it
> be possible to get it running with the Hammerfall as well, but I
> able to figure out how.
> We've been using the OSS RME driver here (Guenter's.)  I'd prefer to
> Pd able to run either way, but haven't wanted to go back to the ALSA
> driver and try to figure out what was wrong.  ALSA has been
> to work with because of the scanty documentation, and I've been
> for them to improve that before investing more time in it...
> cheers
> Miller

It seems I'll just have to try it out and see ;-). Btw, did you try to
use .asoundrc file in your home dir? Possibly that would address the
issue, since Hammerfall does not have a hardware mixer, so it has to be
addressed differently.


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