[PD] PD on LinuxPPC...

derek holzer derek at x-i.net
Wed Feb 23 05:44:50 CET 2005

Hi Charles,

I messed around with Gentoo on a couple of old Pismos, and I never got 
the sound-in working. This was with ALSA and JACK, and either I had no 
signal at all or a huge electronic hum. Sorry, but I'm pretty sure it 
has to do with that specific Pismo soundcard...


Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> 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?
> .hc
> 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?

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