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Re: Firewire card suported by Linux?

On Thu, 2003-06-12 at 15:44, Rogério Brito wrote:
> 	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.

Linux should support most all 1394 chipsets.

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