[Ardour-Users] Do USB audio devices require custom drivers?
mcmorris95125 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 11:46:49 PST 2010
Thank you Paul, that's great information!
Since the device in question lists "USB 1.1 port" under the Requirements,
I'll go for it!
On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 7:24 PM, Paul Davis <paul at linuxaudiosystems.com>wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 10:11 PM, Mike Morris <mcmorris95125 at gmail.com>
> > Obviously an audio noob, sorry about this. Searched for USB and didn't
> > anything answering this simple a question :-)
> > I assumed a USB audio input device (e.g., this Presonus preamp) would
> > with ardour by virtue of being USB. In other words, if a program can
> almost all USB1 audio devices do not require custom drivers.
> there are no USB2 devices that are currently supported on Linux,
> despite the existence of a class compliant specification for the
> hardware. No devices exist that have followed the specification, and
> they thus require custom drivers which do not exist for Linux.
> > Is there anything I need to check about a USB audio device to confirm it
> > will work with Ardour on Linux?
> if it says somewhere "USB class compliant' or "no drivers required",
> then its 99% certain that it will work on Linux.
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