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From: Matthew Polashek <matt@×××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-ppc-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-ppc-user] Audio installation
Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2006 19:40:04
Message-Id: 200604041939.k34JdSnS013566@robin.gentoo.org
>Hello Matthew > >On Tue, Apr 04, 2006 at 12:02:19PM +0000, Matthew Polashek wrote: >> I've got the Powerbook 17" G4 1.5 Ghz model. I think apple only one >> with that monitor size and processor speed. > >Maybe, maybe not. It's not what I asked for. Read the output of "grep >machine /proc/cpuinfo". There you'll find something like "PowerBook7,2" >(the numbers are the important ones). > >I'm asking because on some models the sound is not yet supported. But >there's a driver in development (snd-aoa, [1]).
Cool. I'll check it out.
> >> Is there a way to run audio apps safely on a PPC processor using >> Linux? > >I'm sure there is. You have always the source code at hand and can >modify it to make it better.
Okay.
> >> Anyway, what would you suggest I do to get stable audio on a PPC? > >Unfortunately, I don't have much expierience with professional audio on >any platform. Sound output works on my G5 and one of my PowerBooks while >another one doesn't have its sound chip supported yet (but will with >snd-aoa). Digital output is said not to work for now, but it's planned >to be included in snd-aoa once they figure it out.
I guess that would explain the sound driver error when I run the boot CD.
> >Oh, and please learn how to quote. First and last warning from me.
I assume you mean you prefer nested quotes. Is that correct? Matt
> >Greets, >Michael > >[1] http://johannes.sipsolutions.net/snd-aoa.git/ > >-- >Gentoo Linux developer, http://hansmi.ch/, http://forkbomb.ch/ >Unix weanies are as bad at this as anyone. > -- Larry Wall in 199702111730.JAA28598@××××.org>
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