[linux-audio-user] verdict on edirol fw products

Noah Roberts roberts.noah at gmail.com
Thu Nov 10 11:35:57 EST 2005

How about firewire support itself then?  If I buy a supported firewire
soundcard am I going to then find that my buss is not supported?  That
would suck.

On 11/9/05, Noah Roberts <roberts.noah at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/9/05, nescivi <nescivi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Tuesday, November 8, 2005, 8:08:58 PM, you wrote:
> >
> > NR> I am looking to purchase a nice soundcard for the laptop.  What is the
> > NR> verdict on the Edirol Firewire stuff?  How about the USB2 stuff?  I'm
> > NR> especially interested in products like the FA101 or UA101.
> >
> > The UA101 is not supported, as it is USB2, but does not adhere to the
> > USB audio standard.
> > The device shows up as a Vendor Specific Type (in the USB descriptor),
> > not as an audio device. I suppose a separate driver will need to be
> > written for it, which probably won't succeed without information from
> > Edirol. I am not sure what the current status is there.
> How is Edirol about Linux support?  Do they provide documentation to
> developers or are they tight asses about it?  If they are tight asses,
> is there a good sound system made by someone that is better about
> supporting their customers' choice in OS?

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