[LAU] presonus firepod problems

Hartmut Noack zettberlin at linuxuse.de
Tue Dec 8 20:13:56 GMT 2009

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Iain Duncan schrieb:
> Hi folks, apologies for cross post, not sure where is best bet. I have a
> Presonus Firepod, and have just setup Ubuntu studio 9.10 on a gigabyte p55
> mobo. I have had no luck getting my firepod working yet and am starting to
> wonder if it's the firepod itself. Can anyone tell me what exactly is
> supposed to happen with one when you plug it in and turn it on? On my mac,
> the light would turn blue. When I turn it on now, the light turns blue
> during power up, then goes back to red, with a brief blue blink. I don't see
> any entry in /dev for  /dev/raw1394.
> Any tips on diagnosing this much appreciated!

You need to start jackd with the firewire-driver it is easy with qjackctl.
Check with UbuntuStudiocontrol that you have firewire (IEEE1394)
accessable for group audio.
The firepod is well supported, once jackd is running, you`ll see the
blue light again ;-)

> thanks
> iain
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