[PD] Linux newbie, alsa problems

David NG McCallum d at mentalfloss.ca
Wed Dec 10 17:59:02 CET 2003

Is the -alsa flag only for pre .37 versions of Pd?

Trying -alsa just spits out all the possible flags and doesn't actually 
run Pd (kind of like doing ./pd -?)

So... I should just wait until the next version?


. David McCallum
.  Music wants to be free
. http://mentalfloss.ca/sintheta

Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> David NG McCallum hat gesagt: // David NG McCallum wrote:
>>I've got the .asoundrc as they instructed in the ALSA howto for the Quattro.
>>So am I supposed to do something like "-audiodev q4" or whichever setup 
>>I want to try?
> The -audiodev option only accepts numbers and translates them to hw:X
> or plughw:X, I'm not sure which one. With older Pd's you could use
> "-alsadev DEVICE_NAME" to select "q4" or "q4b". This is currently
> disabled, but promised to come back. 
> Currently you only can use two channels with -alsa and -oss, as far as
> I could test.
> ciao

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