Looks like there has been some progress on mLAN support. I'm currently
writing an article on FireWire audio for LinuxUser & Developer, and
turned up this...
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Subject: RE: mLAN on Linux
Date: Wednesday 22 June 2005 19:46
From: "Richard Foss"
To: "Daniel James" , "Shaun Bangay"
Thanks for contacting us.
Yes, we have done a lot of work on mLAN under Linux, and this has
been in association with Yamaha's mLAN project group led by Jun-ichi
Shaun wrote an mLAN ALSA driver, sponsored by Yamaha, and this is
We have also written an mLAN Enabler for Linux, and associated
Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) plug-ins. If you need to become
familiar with the Enabler/Transporter concept, I can send you an AES
paper that Jun-ichi Fujimori and I wrote about this.
This Linux Enabler/HAL plug-in work was also sponsored by Yamaha, and
it is this that Jun-ichi Fujimori is talking about when he mentions
that source code for the current connection management system might
be made available in the next few months.
Let me know if you have any further queries.
Computer Science Department
Tel: +27 46 603 8294
Fax: +27 46 636 1915