[PD] PD on LinuxPPC...

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Wed Feb 23 05:00:43 CET 2005

I used to use Pd on an on Mac running Debian.  I don't remember having  
that problem or not, but I was able to get sound out for sure.  Do  
those devices work for other applications?


On Feb 16, 2005, at 8:59 PM, vze26m98 wrote:

> HI all-
> I built a copy of PD 0.38-0 on my Macintosh Pismo which is running a
> Debian Woody (2.4) distro.
> PD works OK, kind of, and I was wondering if others had any experience
> with this configuration.
> I'm using the OSS driver dma_sound. If I run PD without any command  
> line
> options, I'm confronted with the error OSS: SNDCTL_DSP_CHANNELS failed
> /dev/dsp. No sound produced in this case.
> I can run PD with the -noadc option and it will produce sound just  
> fine.
> In every case, I get a message that PD's request for an 8816 bytes  
> audio
> bufffer returned 4096 bytes.
> MIDI doesn't work either, can't open any MIDI devices.
> Anyone had any experince with this?  Is it fixable, or some limitation
> of OSS/LinuxPPC 2.4?
> Best,
> Charles
> <vze26m98 at optonline.net>
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