[linux-audio-user] newbie q: making a machine
jsegel at magneticmotorworks.com
Tue May 20 03:52:00 EDT 2003
i own RME hardware, so that's a plus!
i was thinking about building a new machine that would be dedicated
to being an audio maker. the mac running ydl is a 9600, but it has a
digi AMiii card which i'm sure is useless to anything else but digi.
(got the machine to run os x w/ digi's coreaudio though...)
and yes, i'm a professional musician. i've been tryign to sneak
max/msp and supercollider into the pop world for a while now. and now
supercollider server is being developed, there are already working
linux ports of the synth server side (so i'm told) but not the
>Jonathan Segel wrote:
>> hi, i'm a recent linux user, coming from mac universe. i started by
>> putting YDL on one of my old macs last summer, but now i'm gonna get
>> so my question is: what parts would you recommend for making a Linux box
>> to run audio on? i realize this is a big field, but any clues are helpful.
>> also, i'm probably going to use redhat, given that my ydl exprerience is
>> based on redhat. any precautionary measures?
>> thanks all
>Redhat is an ecellent choice esp if you get into the planet ccrma catalog.
>The question of hardware really depends on what your intentions are. I
>assume professional from your email footer.
>Multitracks cards are basically RME or maudio delta 1010. There are
>others choices but they don't get as much of a working so the drivers
>may not be as well designed as they could be.
>Will you be building a new PC or using your mac?
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