[ardour-users] Hardware for Linux

Jørn Villesen Christensen news at mettle.dk
Thu May 20 08:34:50 PDT 2004

Hi Marcus

On Thu, 20 May 2004 11:14:35 -0400 (EDT), Marcus Alessi Bittencourt  
<alessi at roar.music.columbia.edu> wrote:

>> So what you are saying, is that i would either have to a) Give up my
>> favorite OS and install M$ Windows? or b) Give up the idea of a portable
>> studio and buy a desktop?
>> ~Jørn
> 	I have some info for you regarding USB audio. I have just been
> making experiments with a USB edirol UA-5 on a toshiba laptop with redhat
> 9 and a 2.4.22-ll kernel. It is stereo, nonetheless it works beautifully,
> and the configuration was a breeze, to the extent that I can even work
> simultaneously with the built-in soundcard. It surprised me because i
> have heard so many bad things about USB audio.
> 	Now, I am actually looking into the edirol UA1000, and I am
> curious if it would work just as well. I'd be interested in any findings
> you may discover.

That sounds good... gives hope :-)

What drivers did you use?
Did the midi interface work?
What latency did it produce?


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