[linux-audio-dev] Re: Akai's MPC4000 Sampler/Workstation Open Source Project

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Jul 27 16:55:24 UTC 2006

On Wed, Jul 26, 2006 at 06:41:13PM -0400, Lee Revell wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-07-26 at 17:29 -0500, Renich Bon ?iri? wrote:
> > Thank you so much for the those words! ;=)
> > 
> > As you saw at the links, the first goal is to get the source from 
> > Akai... even a beta. If that fails, we are gonna try and develop a whole OS.
> > 
> Why?  That makes no sense.  Why not just port Linux to it?

One could take the point of view that linux is just the kernel, not the
entire OS. 

Or one could, for the fun on if, port eCos.  I worked on a project that
used that on some audio cards.  eCos supports that CPU already as well.

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net

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