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Re: Firewire card suported by Linux?

On Thu, 12 Jun 2003 17:44:27 -0300
Rogério Brito <rbrito@ime.usp.br> wrote:


I've gotten a firewire card, don't remember where, that was listed at
www.linux1394.org/, and it works. 

> 	Dear all,
> 	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.
> 	Thank you very much for any help, Roger...
> P.S.: Please Cc: me on replies, as I'm only subscribed to d-powerpc.

Rodney D. Myers <rdmyers@pe.net>	Registered Linux User #96112
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