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Date:      Sun, 8 Apr 2012 00:21:46 -0500
From:      "Conrad J. Sabatier" <conrads@cox.net>
To:        Mario Lobo <lobo@bsd.com.br>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Music production on FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <20120408002146.2ed24f3a@cox.net>
In-Reply-To: <201204072239.02765.lobo@bsd.com.br>
References:  <CADnJ0kHt_tBt9JuqR=AsofT=7V9LaS2=POJrU6T8LXuZXymbtQ@mail.gmail.com> <201204072239.02765.lobo@bsd.com.br>

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On Sat, 7 Apr 2012 22:39:02 -0300
Mario Lobo <lobo@bsd.com.br> wrote:

> On Saturday 07 April 2012 21:04:41 Tony wrote:
> > Hello!
> > 
> > Is anybody aware of any talented producers who produce their music
> > primarily on FreeBSD?
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > 
> > Tony
> 
> 
> Man, that has been my dream for a good while!
> 
> Ardour is a fine multitrack but no MIDI, at least on FreeBSD. And
> FBSD itself has lots of issues with MIDI.
> 
> Besides that, there is the driver problem with most professional
> sound boards.
> 
> I am going to attempt something a quite bit out of my league which is
> try to port the alsa drivers for my echo Gina3G board to FBSD. If I
> can manage to do that, then I believe the rest will fall on my lap by
> gravity. 
> 
> I hope I don't blow up my desktop.
> 
> I'm eager to read the replies to the OP.
> 

And I'm sure I'm not the only one here who's eager to hear of any
progress you may make with this most ambitious undertaking of
yours.  :-)

Keep us posted, please?

Conrad (who can't even get Rosegarden to run at all lately) :-(

-- 
Conrad J. Sabatier
conrads@cox.net



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