recording audio?

Giuliano Pochini pochini at
Wed Nov 7 06:10:05 EST 2001

Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> >> hmm, I wasn't even aware that there was an ALSA driver for powermac
> >> sound hardware.  I'll have to check that out...
> >
> >Last I checked, ALSA did not support any of the AWACS family chips in
> >PowerMac/PowerBook systems at all. There was a comment in a Todo log in
> >the source that mentioned they intended to do such a driver at some point,
> >but I don't know that one was ever written.
> SuSE people did, they have drivers for awacs, burgundy, tumbler and daca.

>From ALSA history:

2001-05-14 The driver 0.5.11 was released. Changes: IA64 arch support,
ALi 5451 driver added, AWACS driver added (for PPC), AC'97, PCM OSS
emulation, sequencer OSS emulation, AD1816A, ALS4000, AZT2320, CMIPCI,
CS4236, CS4281, CS461X, ES1968, Maestro 3, NM256, OPL3SA2, SB16,

I'm downloading it now.


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