[LAU] [LAD] FOSS Ethernet Soundcard
ken at restivo.org
Mon Nov 30 03:17:09 EST 2009
On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 02:24:26PM +0100, Ralf Beck wrote:
> Ken Restivo schrieb:
> > 2) USB 2.0 is proprietary and non-standard
> That's not correct. There is a USB 2.0 Audio/Midi specification. Vendors
> just don't develop their devices according to the
> spec and instead use their own proprietary protocols.
Ah yes, I'd forgotten, thanks. The problem then, was that there weren't any standard "class-compliant" USB2.0 adapters known to exist.
> > 3) Because of (1) and (2), Linux Audio users will soon be left without any way to do multichannel recording on laptops.
> Well, there is a german company MARIAN, which is doing audio interfaces.
> They have a USB interface and a bunch of
> PCI interfaces including an ADAT only card.
> On their webpage they state, that they are willing to give all necessary
> information to write drivers to developers of oter OSes.
> See http://www.marian.de/en/aboutus
> Has anybody ever contacted them?
I don't know. That seems like it might be promising.
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