[PD] linux audio hardware
fbar at footils.org
Tue Jul 20 16:37:22 CEST 2004
gerard van dongen hat gesagt: // gerard van dongen wrote:
> AFAIK, firewire is not yet supported, although you might be able to
> get it to work with jack. Let's call it untested at best. Does it
> have to be either USB or Firewire? There are a lot of nice pci
> cards with multi channel support, f.i. those based on the envy24
> chips. USB is not really ideal for audio, especially multichannel.
> That would probably require USB 2, and which means you need kernel
> 2.6 (I think) which can be difficult to set up for good audio
Well, but USB1 works. For example the Audiotrak Maya 7.1 works fine -
I have tested it - doing 8 channel output with ALSA (@ 16bit/44.1kHz
only, but that's a restriction by the USB1 bandwith.) The Maya 7.1
isn't expensive, too.
Of course if PCI would be an option, it will always be better.
Frank Barknecht _ ______footils.org__
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