[PD] pd setup on G5 + Digi 002

John Spence subtletwist at bigpond.com
Sun Nov 27 05:15:06 CET 2005

Hi João,

I too had the same problem with PD0.39-1, the 002 rack and G5. Pd saw the
002 put would not communicate. I wasn't able to spend the time to sought it
out because I moved onto other things but if you want me to try anything let
me know. I'll fire it up and have another look.


John Spence

On 27/11/05 12:35 PM, "João Miguel Pais" <jmmmpais at googlemail.com> 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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