[alsa-devel] RME HDSPe AIO

Demian Martin demianm at attglobal.net
Sun Nov 8 22:30:22 CET 2009


Why do you say "No. This is a pro audio card and it's full potential cannot
be used with ALSA."? What is there in Alsa that will restrict the use of the
card (or any card) for pro audio use?

The Trinnov room correction system which is a pro market product uses
Hammerfall cards and Alsa to do some very ambitious pro audio functions for

Demian Martin
Product Design Services

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Date: Sun, 08 Nov 2009 20:44:04 +0100
From: Florian Faber <faber at faberman.de>
Subject: Re: [alsa-devel] RME HDSPe AIO
To: Jonathan Leonard <jonathan.adams.leonard at gmail.com>
Cc: alsa-devel at alsa-project.org
Message-ID: <4AF71F84.6090405 at faberman.de>
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> The AIO is purported to be very similar to the 9632 and should be 
> using the snd-hdsp module.

No. It has the hdspe core and should be used as such.

> I would like to use this card in ALSA,

That's nice, but you should have checked before buying the card. The AIO is
not supported.

> Besides my individual circumstance I wonder if ALSA should not be 
> accomodating this great card somehow.

No. This is a pro audio card and it's full potential cannot be used with

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