Re: [linux-audio-user] hdsp pcmcia issues, again...

From: Paul Davis <paul@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Wed Mar 08 2006 - 04:52:42 EET

On Tue, 2006-03-07 at 20:44 -0600, D R Holsbeck wrote:
> Brings back memories :-(
> I have had a Digiface for, a few of years now. When I first setup my
> unit, I was using a pci card for the interface. Which worked pretty
> well. Then I got my thinkpad, and a pcmcia card. This did not work as
> well, to start with. I fought for many a night to make it work, so I
> could go mobile. I made sure the firmware loaded, channels were unmuted,
> the card was seen by alsa .... The reseller I purchsed the card from,
> even checked out the card, found nothing wrong, and returned a different
> card and a new cord, just in case. I finally ended up shipping the whole
> thing to Paul, so he could see for himself. After a couple of weeks it
> was discovered that the pcmcia card I had recieved, had was new version,
> which did not get along with the firmware code that hdsploader was
> loading.
> So I guess you should check the hardware version of the pcmcia card. Did
> you buy it new recently, I would guess so. Maybe the multiface box is
> causing the issue.

i do have some new "firmware" for the hdsp series too. its just that to
date, nobody has needed it. CCRMA got several RME HDSP's around xmas,
including a pcmcia device, and it has all just worked with current ALSA
for them.

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