[LAD] E-MU 0404 USB [was :Re: [LAU] Linux Audio 2012: Is Linux Audio moving forward?]
louigi.verona at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 19:40:51 UTC 2012
I am absolutely ready to give feedback. The guy that I contacted wanted
money, not feedback.
On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 11:26 PM, Patrick Shirkey <
pshirkey at boosthardware.com> wrote:
> On Fri, October 12, 2012 12:31 am, Louigi Verona wrote:
> > Speaking of hardware drivers, long time ago I wrote this article on
> > E-MU 0404 USB:
> > For a long time it was my mostly read article. Some people theorized
> > that it is possible to make the soundcard working, but my tests have
> > concluded
> > that it is surely impossible without voodoo spells.
> > Is there any system solution to these kind of things, when the specs are
> > available,
> > but nobody cares?
> In this situation you will make progress by joining the alsa-devel mailing
> list and offering to Q/A, debug and report back on results of any code
> updates. If you are prepared to put in some effort it will not take too
> long to make some real progress.
> For driver development on "new" alsa drivers you have to be prepared to be
> actively involved. You can't expect the alsa developers to make updates if
> no one is giving them any useful feedback. Otherwise you could offer to
> send the device to someone on the list and have them work on it. But that
> takes out all the fun of the Q/A process and you'll probably get better
> results if you have two people debugging and testing than one.
> Patrick Shirkey
> Boost Hardware Ltd
> Linux-audio-dev mailing list
> Linux-audio-dev at lists.linuxaudio.org
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