Re: [linux-audio-user] Re: [Alsa-user] Re: [linux-audio-dev] E-MU 1212m Linux drivers

From: Anthony Baxter <anthony@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Wed Jun 15 2005 - 05:32:30 EEST

On Wednesday 15 June 2005 11:17, Lee Revell wrote:
> An EMU rep has informed me that they have agreed to provide the ALSA
> project (specifically James) with a hardware sample. They don't seem to
> think we'll have much luck reverse engineering a driver. We'll just see
> about that.
> They mention that they won't be able to dedicate any development
> resources to it anytime soon, which makes sense given the widely
> reported issues with the Windows driver. The message implied that they
> might consider releasing some docs or (IMHO more likely) register info,
> but we'd have to make a convincing argument.
> Has anyone ever tried to figure out how many Linux audio users there
> are?

One approach might be for people who would buy this card if it was
supported under Linux (or people who have bought it and want a Linux
driver) to email the vendor and *politely* ask that they dedicate the
resources to this. They're not going to do it just for the hell of it,
but if there's sales in it, they might.


Anthony Baxter     <anthony@email-addr-hidden>
It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
Received on Wed Jun 15 08:15:09 2005

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