[alsa-devel] Fwd: Re: RME HDSPe Info/Question

John Rigg aldev at sound-man.co.uk
Mon Sep 10 21:23:51 CEST 2007

On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 08:16:06AM -0700, ricman wrote:
> Posting reply from kind responder providing additional info...
> --- Colin Stewart Campbell <colin.campbell at comhem.se> wrote:
> > Well, except for that the new PCIe cards do all the floating-point  
> > conversion in hardware and present 32-bit float instead of 32-bit  
> > integer data on the bus.
> > If the alsa driver handles this, then ok. If not then you'll have to 
> > wait. Those running OSX on Intel machines with PCI slots already got 
> > hit by this format issue.

Thanks for posting this. I've been thinking of getting one of
the HDSP MADI cards and didn't know if the PCIe version would
work or not. I guess I'll wait.


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