[LAU] RME Multiface II

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Mon Feb 11 12:48:14 EST 2008

On Mon, 2008-02-11 at 12:39 -0500, Brett McCoy wrote:
> My Delta 1010 died this past weekend (nothing but a nasty hum coming
> out of all outputs, research showed that a fried input power supply
> capacitor may be the culprit). I am biting the bullet and upgrading to
> the RME Hammerfall Multiface. I seem to recall some issues not too far
> back with using this with Linux and  an upgraded Multiface BIOS (which
> I assume is the PCI card). Is this still the case? Any other things to
> be aware of with this hardware? The user's manual actually mentions
> Linux (and also says not to listen to Microsoft), so I take this as a
> good sign. :-)

there are no known issues with it at this time, although a few newer
features of the h/w are not available.

> And hdspmixer is the Linux equivalent of the TotalMix tool?

correct. you *must* run this before getting any sound out of the box -
there is no other tool that can manipulate the matrix mixer and its all
silenced at driver loading time.

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