Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] Re: [linux-audio-dev] RME Hammerfall DSP Cardbus+Multiface
From: D R Holsbeck (drh_AT_niptron.com)
Date: Thu Dec 19 2002 - 21:31:57 EET
"amixer contents" gives a pretty good list of controls and their
settings. You can set a control with
"amixer cset numid=(id) (variable)"
ie "amixer cset numid=8 0" sets the sync source to internal clock.
On Thu, 2002-12-19 at 10:57, D. Sen wrote:
> Mark Knecht wrote:
> > DS,
> > Hi. Being this is Linux, I presume there is no documentation other than
> > the source code. I suspect you are, like me, not a programmer and thus have
> > a hard time with understanding how to set this stuff up? I sure do!
> Hey Mark,
> I would like to think that my programming skills arent too bad :-). Even
> so, I am inclined to look for a README.install of some sort before I
> spend hours/days looking through someone else's source. I have been a
> linux users for almost 10 years and just wrote a linux-driver for a
> PCMCIA audio/DSP card from www.cac-dsp.com (their Bullet2/33 cards). I
> learnt very quickly that a 40 line README.install file packaged with the
> source would save me more time than to answer all the questions that
> would invariably arise from someone trying to use my code.
> > In my case I am using jack, so I can control where the audio goes using
> > qjackconnect. I have managed to send and receive through many of my 26 I/Os,
> > but I have not tried all of them yet. If you can use jack (you might not)
> > then this is pretty easy.
> I havent tried out Jack. Havent had a need to so far....guess I will
> have to start to make use of my $1000 investment...
> > amixer is a bit of a mystery. Try a couple of things, like
> > amixer -h
> > amixer scontrols
> > amixer controls
> > I am very unclear how to actually _use_ this tool.
> The alsa-projects website has a few lines
> hinting at the use of amixer....but its minimalistic :-)
> > Mark
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-audio-user-admin_AT_music.columbia.edu
> > [mailto:linux-audio-user-admin_AT_music.columbia.edu]On Behalf Of D. Sen
> > Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2002 4:51 AM
> > To: linux-audio-user_AT_music.columbia.edu
> > Cc: mknecht_AT_controlnet.com
> > Subject: [linux-audio-user] Re: [linux-audio-dev] RME Hammerfall DSP
> > Cardbus+Multiface
> > Hi Mark,
> > Thanks very much for your those hints. Do you have any idea (or where I
> > can find the documentation) on how to play through the SPDIF or ADAT ports?
> > Where is the matrix mixer controls (amixer) documented for these cards?
> > DS
> > Mark Knecht wrote:
> > dsen,
> > Hi. I'm messing with similar things this evening. (And not doing
> > great, but not failing either.) I'm using a HDAP 9652, not the
> > Multiface, but it's the same driver I believe. The difference is I have
> > no 'headphone output'. Just 26 outputs.
> > I'm in KDE. Inside of a Konquerer window, I have set the file
> > associations for wav and x-wave to be
> > aplay -device="plughw"
> > This seems to work all the time in a Konquerer window, but doesn't work
> > on a file just sitting on my desktop. Don't ask me why.
> > FYI#1 - make sure you don't have a blocking aplay sitting around. Do a
> > ps -aux | grep aplay
> > and make sure nothing is there.
> > FYI#2 - My headphones and main speakers are running off of playback_1 &
> > 2.
> > Good luck,
> > Mark
> > On Wed, 2002-12-18 at 20:29, D. Sen wrote:
> > /> Hi,/
> > /> /
> > /> I have just bought myself the Cardbus+Multiface RME system. I think I /
> > /> have finally gotten the alsa modules (snd-hammerfall-mem and snd-hdsp) /
> > /> to load correctly along with the OSS emulation modules. BUT I cant seem /
> > /> to play anything out of the Lineout/Headphone output. I have tried /
> > /> various 'amixer cset' commands but all I get is silence (trying to play /
> > /> a simple wav file using aplay)./
> > /> /
> > /> Any suggetsions?/
> > /> /
> > --
> > ---------------------------------------
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Did you know that if you took all the economists in the world and lined them up end to end, they'd still point in the wrong direction?
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