recording audio?

Jörn Nettingsmeier nettings at
Thu Nov 8 03:22:43 EST 2001

Giuliano Pochini wrote:
> 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
>                        ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

pbook awacs support used to be broken in the cvs of a couple of
weeks ago and would not compile.
that may have been corrected by now, but i haven't checked for a

Jörn Nettingsmeier

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