[linux-audio-user] Best distro for Audio??

Glenn McCord clari_player at paradise.net.nz
Fri Aug 6 03:17:43 EDT 2004


Chris Pickett wrote:

> Chris Pickett wrote:
>
>> Russell Hanaghan wrote:
>>
>>> I need to stretch my wings a little and try something outside of
>>> Mandrake 10.0...
>>>
>>> Can I get some basic pros and cons of the different distro's you're
>>> using? And especially from previous Mandrake users.
>>>
>>> Been thinking about CCRMA because I'm used to packages but I would 
>>> build
>>> more stuff if it wasn't such a struggle every time I do it. Sometimes I
>>> just need to install stuff and have it work and not spend 20 hours
>>> sifting through Google hits, how to's, etc. I enjoy the learning and
>>> Linux; I just don't have a lot of spare time.
>>
>>
>>
>> Well, here's some opinions on Gentoo for ya... .. ..... .
>>
>> http://www.funroll-loops.org/
>> http://www.linuxjunior.org/yabbse/index.php?board=7;action=display;threadid=9480;start=0#msg85985 
>>
>>
>> Why don't you just go ahead and try CCRMA with FC1 or FC2?
>>
>> Chris
>>
>> (I'm using Gentoo, but I rarely update it since I don't want to fix 
>> it if something breaks)
>>
>
> Sorry, here's the one I was looking for specifically:
>
> http://greenfly.org/mes.html
>
> (linked from funroll-loops.org, but in case you miss it)
>
>
I'll give a vote for Gentoo too. Easy to install all the programs but I 
spent half a lifetime trying to stop xruns from occuring. It works now 
but unfortunately I'm at a loss to know exactly what it is I've 
enabled/configured to allow my SB Live! to work so well.


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