On 02/17/2012 12:28 AM, Mike Holstein wrote:
> is this debian based? JACK2? what repos? who maintains the packages?
OpenDAW is debian/squeeze based. Basically all that OpenDAW adds is a
few backports from wheezy+sid. The 64studio packaging team (Daniel,
Alessio, Free and me) moved on to directly package for Debian; and
64studio.com runs a "backporter" to automagically backport those
packages to squeeze=OpenDAW.
deb http://apt.64studio.com/backports squeeze-backports main
deb-src http://apt.64studio.com/backports squeeze-backports main
Oh and OpenDAW throws in some distro pre-seeding to make the default
debian installer more "pro-audio" friendly. ..and yes, it installs JACK2
There's also an old - but very robust real-time kernel - in OpenDAW
which will at some point be superseeded by the /official/ debian RT
kernel. The latter is already really good but not quite "64studio
01:32:09 up 127 days, 21:05, 11 users, load average: 1.02, 1.05, 1.05
zero x-runs since bootup with linux-188.8.131.52.2-rt30. We have not yet
managed that with a 3.2 kernel under load.
> if im
> just going to download a 2 year old debian iso, and start building my own
> packages to get current versions of multimedia applications, i might just
> choose to install debian, and go from there. also, AVlinux really fills
> the niche that 64studio once held for me..
AVlinux is much more relaxed when it comes to licensing. 64studio was
very conservative when it came to codecs and non-free software, etc.
OpenDAW is following DFSG, too.
> http://www.bandshed.net/AVLinux.html ... im so glad to see activity, and
> Quentin, im glad to see you are enjoying openDAW.. but unless i see
> something that makes me think it is being actively developed, im going to
> assume openDAW is vapor-ware, and not bother digging the iso out of that
> sneaky forum post that accidentally leaked it. im unclear on why the domain
> names are being paid for anymore actually.. anyways.. 64studio was *so*
"If you know what you are doing, you'll be given more to do."
64studio team fell for that and is very active in the wider scope of
multi-media production solutions - mainly through sourcefabric.org
(airtime, newscoop) and was on slashdot.org today with BookType.
With the advent of a countless audio/video distributions, we felt the
best way to support the community is to work upstream at debian and
linuxaudio.org, rather than maintain yet-another-linux-distro.
> my only problem is the way that nothing was said to the large
> community of supporters that it was not going to be developed any longer,
> as a matter of fact, that is *still* *not* *being* *made* *clear*!
In short: Go for Debian.
The long story begins.. Around 2009, there's been some corporate
interest which motivated to re-name the 64studio distro into OpenDAW.
Back then it was hard [for Daniel] to announce things before the deal
was closed. At LAC 2010 sourcefabric came up and the deal was no longer
interesting, so we silently released OpenDAW beta to the public a year
later, yet somehow the announcement was lost to Fukushima or sth more
important. "life is what happens while you're busy making other plans."
As things look now, OpenDAW will likely be merged completely into
Debian, although no-one has yet stepped up and created a cdebconf
flavor, that's why there's still opendaw.iso images; besides, we still
like the option to create custom distros on demand; although there has
not been any until this thread popped up.
@Quentin: yes, please. A writeup would be welcome. It's actually exactly
what we need. I suppose we can learn a lot about what we're missing!
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 5:33 PM, Susan J. Dridi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On 02/16/2012 12:47 PM, Quentin Harley wrote:
>>> Hello to all historical 64 studio users
>>> After a very long time of waiting, eventually giving up and distro-hopping
>>> I decided to give OpenDAW (64studio 4) another go. I was tired of almost
>>> getting what I wanted in terms of audio performance, and my ageing system
>>> was not making it any easier for me to get it right.
>>> Would any-one be interested in a small write-up of how I got my fabled
>>> 64-studio experience back?
>> Hi Quentin,
>> A write up would be great.
>> I also went distro hopping, was using Ubuntu Studio 10.10, but after the
>> upgrade to 11.10 (I put off the previous upgrade, too much trouble to
>> bother with), I went back to Debian. I like Debian, but it took me a while
>> to figure out how to get my firewire sound card to work with JACK, and I'm
>> still not sure what I did to make it happen!
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