Re: [LAU] Laptops for firewire based pro-audio on linux

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To: Clemens Ladisch <clemens@...>
Cc: linux-audio-user <linux-audio-user@...>
Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 9:39 am

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> I'm on a Macbook Pro (late 2010). Firewire is Agere, not TI!

I was angry that I was told it was a TI chipset just to find out it was
Agere.

>

Could be, didn't dig too deep on that matter as I simply use Ardour/Mixbus
on OSx.

> Is your FireWire interrupt shared with other devices? Are you using the

Interrupt- Didn't check.
Graphic driver- yes using nvidia
Network manager- yes

Just thought I would share my experience (also if it's not much).

Cheers
Moshe

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> I'm on a Macbook Pro (late 2010). Firewire is Agere, not TI!

br>I was angry that I was told it was a TI chipset just to find out it was =
Agere.=A0

The first FW643 revision was buggy, but the latest Lucent, er, Agere,=

I mean, LSI chips (FW643E, FW533E) are actually better then TI chips.

> Tried to run Ubuntustudio on the mac and having issues with xruns all =
over the place.

It's hard to be sure what causes them, but it's unlikely to b=
e the
controller.Could be, didn't dig too deep on t=
hat matter as I simply use Ardour/Mixbus on OSx.

Is your FireWire interrupt shared with other devices? =A0Are you using the<=
br>
nvidia graphics driver? =A0Are you running something like NetworkManager
that scans for new networks?Interrupt- Didn't=
check.Graphic driver- yes using nvidiaNetwork manager- yes Just thought I would share my experience (also if it's not much).
CheersMoshe

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Re: [LAU] Laptops for firewire based pro-audio on linux, Clemens Ladisch, (Wed Feb 1, 9:33 am)
Re: [LAU] Laptops for firewire based pro-audio on linux, Moshe Werner, (Wed Feb 1, 9:39 am)