Re: Firewire card suported by Linux?
On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 05:44:27PM -0300, Rog?rio Brito wrote:
> I'd like to get a Firewire card for use with Linux
> (specifically, to connect my iPod to my x86 Desktop, for
> chaging its song list and using it as a method for backups).
> But the problem is that I don't know which card I could
> purchase for my x86 computer that has good support with Open
> Source drivers and that can carry power to the iPod (for
> charging the battery).
> Surfing http://www.linux1394.org/cgi-bin/hcl.cgi?class_id=2
> still leaves me questions on what to get or not. I would like
> to stress that I don't care much for performance as I care for
> compatibility with Linux and price. :-)
> So, I would be grateful if anybody could help me with
> recommendations on which cards to get and which ones to avoid.
Pretty much anything with a TSB12LV23 chip should work just fine. I
picked up a nice generic Firewire card at CompUsa with this chip and
have been very happy with it.
Jamin W. Collins
This is the typical unix way of doing things: you string together lots
of very specific tools to accomplish larger tasks. -- Vineet Kumar