[PD] pd setup on G5 + Digi 002

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Sun Nov 27 04:58:29 CET 2005

I had Pd running with an Audigy2 using 6 channels, but that was on  
GNU/Linux.  Don't know about the Digidesign.


On Nov 26, 2005, at 8:35 PM, João Miguel Pais wrote:

> Hello,
> we're trying to set up a system for a concert, which is happening on  
> next Tuesday (very tight schedule).
> The system is G5, osX 10.4 (dual 2.7G), Digi 002 firewire (it works,  
> was tested with max-msp), running PD official 0.39-1.
> I'm a bit confused, because I can't find any definitive documentation  
> about OsX. I mean, in the manual the startup flags are clearly defined  
> for windows and linux, but I don't know exactly what to write on the  
> G5.
> Until now (besides loading libraries) we wrote the parameters  
> -audiodev 2 , which selects the Digi as the audio interface (the other  
> one is the standard Mac soundcard). Funnily -channels 8 didn't do  
> nothing, they remained at 2. But then on the audio test patch it isn't  
> possible to get any sound. On a tryout basis we went through -asio and  
> -pa, but nothing changed. So I guess pd can identify the card, but it  
> doesn't communicate with it. And as I can't find a complete list of  
> osX flags, I don't know which might be missing.
> Has anyone any exprience with this environment? We're starting to  
> sweat, since the concert is in a few days and it's proving to be  
> harder to make pd work.
> Thanks,
> João Miguel Pais
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