[linux-audio-user] RME finally does Firewire...

Jesse Chappell jesse at essej.net
Tue Jul 27 09:45:03 EDT 2004

On Mon, 26 Jul 2004 09:41:27 -0700, Mark Knecht <mknecht at controlnet.com> wrote:

> > What happened to the get together with Yamaha that was going to happen some
> > time this summer? Has it occured, did I dream it?
> >
> > I wonder if RME, being rather Linux friendly, have something to add to the
> > overall support level.
> >
> That's a good question. Maybe I should check out what the RME forums are
> saying about it and see what RME themselves is doing. this will be the
> typical chicken & egg problem. No support since no one owns one. No one
> buys one since there's no support. Too bad. Looks like a great box for
> an Ardour user

The last I heard, Thomas Charbonnel was going to do the linux driver for the Fireface,
and will be supplied with a unit by RME (possibly).  Depending on how standards-based 
RME used the firewire interface, his work might be more generally usable for other 
firewire hardware.


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