[Ardour-Users] please hint me to the docs

Robin Gareus robin at gareus.org
Mon Jun 15 20:12:06 PDT 2020

On 6/16/20 1:27 AM, m.eik michalke wrote:
> hi,
> earlier today i made my first successful steps in getting a presonus 
> StudioLive 24.4.2 to work with ardour and KXStudio. after two and a half 
> painful hours of trial and only errors, including compiling newer FFADO-
> drivers without the desired effect, i figured out there was a firewire 
> misconfiguration on the board itself, and as soon as i had set the firewire 
> device from 1 to 0 it was immediately recognized by the automatically loaded 
> ALSA dice driver. that was neat. looks like i don't need FFADO at all.
> a first test with ardour was successful, but here it comes: the ALSA driver 
> seems to only offer 16 of the 24 supported audio channels. i suspect it 
> doesn't correctly detect the model but takes it for a StudioLive 16.4.2 (the 
> sound card is listed as just "studiolive" in ALSA's list of devices). my 
> problem is that even after searching for some hours i wasn't able to even find 
> a list of devices currently supported by the dice driver, let alone how to 
> possibly set the correct model (given that it is generally supported). my hope 
> is that someone here can hint me to some doc and i can take it from there... 
> any ideas where to look?

The upstream of ALSA/Firewire is
not sure if that helps for the case at hand though.

I think you will likely get more information from
or perhaps https://lists.linuxaudio.org/listinfo/linux-audio-user


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