[ardour-users] Newbie defeated by OSS!

Joe Hartley jh at brainiac.com
Thu Jul 14 09:11:06 PDT 2005

On Thu, 14 Jul 2005 09:33:11 -0500
"Jack O'Quin" <joq at io.com> wrote:

> Joe Hartley <jh at brainiac.com> writes:
> > Ardour doesn't deal with OSS at all; it's reliant on JACK, which in turn
> > is reliant on ALSA.  OSS doesn't enter into the picture in terms of what
> > you're trying to do.
> I agree with Joe's recommendation to use ALSA.
> But, there seems to be some misinformation floating around.  JACK
> *does* have an OSS backend (that's the only sound API available on
> some systems).  Type `jackd -d oss -h' for help.

Mea culpa, I should have done more research instead of using my 
undercaffeinated memory.

As for M-Audio's FAQ pointing hapless users to 4Front...  D'Oh!!!

       Joe Hartley - UNIX/network Consultant - jh at brainiac.com
Without deviation from the norm, "progress" is not possible. - FZappa

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