[PD] [OT] linux multi-output soundcard

Martin Eckart imartron at gmail.com
Mon Apr 12 18:30:01 CEST 2010

I've also got the FA-101 and it works out of the box with the FFADO
drivers even with my laptop's crappy Ricoh firewire chipset.  Of course
make sure you've got the RT kernel with rtirq prioritizing firewire.


On Mon, 2010-04-12 at 14:48 +0200, becks wrote: 
> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 2:11 PM, Marco Donnarumma <devel at thesaddj.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I know it's OT, but I would like to get an advice from Linux Pd users.
> > I'm about to buy a soundcard with up to 8 analog I/O for max 500euro/pounds
> > and want it to be compatible with Linux (I mean, I would like something
> > working ""out-of-the-box"").
> > I've been advised about the Terratec Phase 88 Rack..
> > Any other suggestion?
> Hi Marco,
> i have two soundcards.
> * edirol fa 101 firewire, and works out of the box since old freebob
> driver and now with the ffado driver. (~ 250/300eu second hand).
> * rme multiface I pci (or pcmcia). works out of the box (300/400eu)
> both cards are "gnu/linux" ready, both are goods, but rme is better
> (lower latency, more stability, direct hardware routing, adat in/out)
> ciao

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