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Last change on this file since 9f12e36 was 9f12e36, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 15 years ago

Removed 'keywordset' blocks and extra spaces from the XML files (note this was by accident as I meant to do just in the gnome directory but I was in the root of BOOK when I ran the script, but this was going to happen anyway so I don't think it is a big deal)

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!-- Inserted as a reminder to do this. The mention of a test suite
8 is usually right before the root user installation commands. Please
9 delete these 12 (including one blank) lines after you are done.-->
10
11 <!-- Use one of the two mentions below about a test suite,
12 delete the line that is not applicable. Of course, if the
13 test suite uses syntax other than "make check", revise the
14 line to reflect the actual syntax to run the test suite -->
15
16 <!-- <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para> -->
17 <!-- <para>To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.</para> -->
18
19 <!ENTITY alsa-tools-download-http "&alsa-download-http;/tools/alsa-tools-&alsa-tools-version;.tar.bz2">
20 <!ENTITY alsa-tools-download-ftp "&alsa-download-ftp;/tools/alsa-tools-&alsa-tools-version;.tar.bz2">
21 <!ENTITY alsa-tools-md5sum "a2840af7f1624d46257b6a53aea43eb7">
22 <!ENTITY alsa-tools-size "1.4 MB">
23 <!ENTITY alsa-tools-buildsize "14-17 MB depending on the tool being built">
24 <!ENTITY alsa-tools-time "0.1-0.5 SBU depending on the tool being built">
25]>
26
27<sect1 id="alsa-tools" xreflabel="ALSA Tools-&alsa-tools-version;">
28 <?dbhtml filename="alsa-tools.html"?>
29
30 <sect1info>
31 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
32 <date>$Date$</date>
33 </sect1info>
34
35 <title>ALSA Tools-&alsa-tools-version;</title>
36
37 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools">
38 <primary sortas="a-ALSA-Tools">ALSA Tools</primary>
39 </indexterm>
40
41 <sect2 role="package">
42 <title>Introduction to ALSA Tools</title>
43
44 <para>The <application>ALSA Tools</application> package
45 contains advanced tools for certain sound cards.</para>
46
47 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
48 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
49 <listitem>
50 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&alsa-tools-download-http;"/></para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&alsa-tools-download-ftp;"/></para>
54 </listitem>
55 <listitem>
56 <para>Download MD5 sum: &alsa-tools-md5sum;</para>
57 </listitem>
58 <listitem>
59 <para>Download size: &alsa-tools-size;</para>
60 </listitem>
61 <listitem>
62 <para>Estimated disk space required: &alsa-tools-buildsize;</para>
63 </listitem>
64 <listitem>
65 <para>Estimated build time: &alsa-tools-time;</para>
66 </listitem>
67 </itemizedlist>
68
69 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">ALSA Tools Dependencies</bridgehead>
70
71 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
72 <para role="required"><xref linkend="alsa-lib"/></para>
73
74 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
75 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="GTK"/> (to build <command>echomixer</command>,
76 <command>envy24control</command> and <command>rmedigicontrol</command>),
77 <ulink url="http://www.fltk.org/">FLTK</ulink> (to build
78 <command>hdspconf</command> and <command>hdspmixer</command>), and
79 <xref linkend="qt"/> to build <command>qlo10k1</command>.</para>
80
81 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
82 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/alsa-tools"/></para>
83
84 </sect2>
85
86 <sect2 role="installation">
87 <title>Installation of ALSA Tools</title>
88
89 <para>The <application>ALSA Tools</application> package is
90 only needed by those with advanced requirements for their sound card. The
91 tools are not all built together, instead you need to <command>cd</command>
92 into the directory of each tool you wish to compile and run the following
93 commands:</para>
94
95<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
96make</userinput></screen>
97
98 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
99
100<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
101
102 </sect2>
103
104 <sect2 role="content">
105 <title>Contents</title>
106
107 <segmentedlist>
108 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
109 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
110 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
111
112 <seglistitem>
113 <seg>ac3dec, extract_ac3, as10k1, echomixer, envy24control, hdspconf,
114 hdsploader, hdspmixer, lo10k1, ld10k1, mixartloader, pcxhrloader,
115 qlo10k1, rmedigicontrol, cspctl, sbiload, sscape_ctl, us428control,
116 usx2yloader, and vxloader</seg>
117 <seg>liblo10k1.so</seg>
118 <seg>/usr/share/applications, /usr/share/pixmaps, /usr/include/lo10k1,
119 /usr/share/ld10k1, and /usr/share/sounds</seg>
120 </seglistitem>
121 </segmentedlist>
122
123 <variablelist>
124 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
125 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
126 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
127
128 <varlistentry id="ac3dec">
129 <term><command>ac3dec</command></term>
130 <listitem>
131 <para>is a free AC-3 stream decoder.</para>
132 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools ac3dec">
133 <primary sortas="b-ac3dec">ac3dec</primary>
134 </indexterm>
135 </listitem>
136 </varlistentry>
137
138 <varlistentry id="extract_ac3">
139 <term><command>extract_ac3</command></term>
140 <listitem>
141 <para>will take an MPEG-2 stream and produce
142 AC-3 audio to stdout if it exists.</para>
143 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools extract_ac3">
144 <primary sortas="b-extract_ac3">extract_ac3</primary>
145 </indexterm>
146 </listitem>
147 </varlistentry>
148
149 <varlistentry id="as10k1">
150 <term><command>as10k1</command></term>
151 <listitem>
152 <para>is an assembler for the emu10k1 DSP chip present in the
153 Creative SB Live, PCI 512, and emu APS sound cards. It is used
154 to make audio effects such as a flanger, chorus or reverb.</para>
155 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools as10k1">
156 <primary sortas="b-as10k1">as10k1</primary>
157 </indexterm>
158 </listitem>
159 </varlistentry>
160
161 <varlistentry id="echomixer">
162 <term><command>echomixer</command></term>
163 <listitem>
164 <para>is the Linux equivalent of the Echoaudio console application
165 from Echoaudio. It is a tool to control all the features of any Echoaudio
166 soundcard. This includes clock sources, input and output gains, mixers,
167 etc.</para>
168 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools echomixer">
169 <primary sortas="b-echomixer">echomixer</primary>
170 </indexterm>
171 </listitem>
172 </varlistentry>
173
174 <varlistentry id="envy24control">
175 <term><command>envy24control</command></term>
176 <listitem>
177 <para>is a control tool for Envy24 (ice1712) based sound cards.</para>
178 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools envy24control">
179 <primary sortas="b-envy24control">envy24control</primary>
180 </indexterm>
181 </listitem>
182 </varlistentry>
183
184 <varlistentry id="hdspconf">
185 <term><command>hdspconf</command></term>
186 <listitem>
187 <para>is a GUI to control the Hammerfall
188 HDSP Alsa Settings. Up to four hdsp cards are supported.</para>
189 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools hdspconf">
190 <primary sortas="b-hdspconf">hdspconf</primary>
191 </indexterm>
192 </listitem>
193 </varlistentry>
194
195 <varlistentry id="hdsploader">
196 <term><command>hdsploader</command></term>
197 <listitem>
198 <para>is used to load the firmware required by the Hammerfall
199 HDSP sound cards.</para>
200 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools hdsploader">
201 <primary sortas="b-hdsploader">hdsploader</primary>
202 </indexterm>
203 </listitem>
204 </varlistentry>
205
206 <varlistentry id="hdspmixer">
207 <term><command>hdspmixer</command></term>
208 <listitem>
209 <para>is the Linux equivalent of the Totalmix application from RME.
210 It is a tool to control the advanced routing features of the RME
211 Hammerfall DSP soundcard series.</para>
212 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools hdspmixer">
213 <primary sortas="b-hdspmixer">hdspmixer</primary>
214 </indexterm>
215 </listitem>
216 </varlistentry>
217
218 <varlistentry id="ld10k1">
219 <term><command>ld10k1</command></term>
220 <listitem>
221 <para>is the server of a EMU10K{1,2} patch loader for ALSA.</para>
222 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools ld10k1">
223 <primary sortas="b-ld10k1">ld10k1</primary>
224 </indexterm>
225 </listitem>
226 </varlistentry>
227
228 <varlistentry id="lo10k1">
229 <term><command>lo10k1</command></term>
230 <listitem>
231 <para>is the client of a EMU10K{1,2} patch loader for ALSA.</para>
232 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools lo10k1">
233 <primary sortas="b-lo10k1">lo10k1</primary>
234 </indexterm>
235 </listitem>
236 </varlistentry>
237
238 <varlistentry id="qlo10k1">
239 <term><command>qlo10k1</command></term>
240 <listitem>
241 <para>is a <application>Qt</application> GUI for the
242 <command>ld10k1</command> patch loader.</para>
243 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools qlo10k1">
244 <primary sortas="b-qlo10k1">qlo10k1</primary>
245 </indexterm>
246 </listitem>
247 </varlistentry>
248
249 <varlistentry id="mixartloader">
250 <term><command>mixartloader</command></term>
251 <listitem>
252 <para>is a helper program to load the firmware binaries onto the
253 Digigram's miXart board sound drivers. The following modules require this
254 program: snd-mixart. These drivers don't work properly at all until the
255 certain firmwares are loaded, i.e. no PCM nor mixer devices will
256 appear.</para>
257 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools mixartloader">
258 <primary sortas="b-mixartloader">mixartloader</primary>
259 </indexterm>
260 </listitem>
261 </varlistentry>
262
263 <varlistentry id="pcxhrloader">
264 <term><command>pcxhrloader</command></term>
265 <listitem>
266 <para>is a helper program to load the firmware binaries onto
267 Digigram's pcxhr compatible board sound drivers. The following modules
268 require this program: snd-pcxhr. These drivers don't work properly at all
269 until the certain firmwares are loaded, i.e. no PCM nor mixer devices will
270 appear.</para>
271 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools pcxhrloader">
272 <primary sortas="b-pcxhrloader">pcxhrloader</primary>
273 </indexterm>
274 </listitem>
275 </varlistentry>
276
277 <varlistentry id="rmedigicontrol">
278 <term><command>rmedigicontrol</command></term>
279 <listitem>
280 <para>is a control tool for RME Digi32 and RME Digi96 sound cards.
281 It provides a graphical frontend for all the sound card controls and
282 switches.</para>
283 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools rmedigicontrol">
284 <primary sortas="b-rmedigicontrol">rmedigicontrol</primary>
285 </indexterm>
286 </listitem>
287 </varlistentry>
288
289 <varlistentry id="cspctl">
290 <term><command>cspctl</command></term>
291 <listitem>
292 <para>is an SB16/AWE32 Creative Signal Processor
293 (ASP/CSP) control program.</para>
294 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools cspctl">
295 <primary sortas="b-cspctl">cspctl</primary>
296 </indexterm>
297 </listitem>
298 </varlistentry>
299
300 <varlistentry id="sbiload">
301 <term><command>sbiload</command></term>
302 <listitem>
303 <para>is an OPL2/3 FM instrument loader for the
304 ALSA sequencer.</para>
305 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools sbiload">
306 <primary sortas="b-sbiload">sbiload</primary>
307 </indexterm>
308 </listitem>
309 </varlistentry>
310
311 <varlistentry id="sscape_ctl">
312 <term><command>sscape_ctl</command></term>
313 <listitem>
314 <para>is an ALSA SoundScape control utility.</para>
315 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools sscape_ctl">
316 <primary sortas="b-sscape_ctl">sscape_ctl</primary>
317 </indexterm>
318 </listitem>
319 </varlistentry>
320
321 <varlistentry id="us428control">
322 <term><command>us428control</command></term>
323 <listitem>
324 <para>is a Tascam US-428 control program.</para>
325 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools us428control">
326 <primary sortas="b-us428control">us428control</primary>
327 </indexterm>
328 </listitem>
329 </varlistentry>
330
331 <varlistentry id="usx2yloader">
332 <term><command>usx2yloader</command></term>
333 <listitem>
334 <para>is a helper program to load the 2nd Phase firmware binaries
335 onto the Tascam USX2Y USB sound cards. It has proven to work so far for the
336 US122, US224 and US428. The snd-usb-usx2y module requires this program.</para>
337 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools usx2yloader">
338 <primary sortas="b-usx2yloader">usx2yloader</primary>
339 </indexterm>
340 </listitem>
341 </varlistentry>
342
343 <varlistentry id="vxloader">
344 <term><command>vxloader</command></term>
345 <listitem>
346 <para>is a helper program to load the firmware binaries onto the
347 Digigram's VX-board sound drivers. The following modules require this program:
348 snd-vx222, snd-vxpocket, snd-vxp440. These drivers don't work properly at all
349 until the certain firmwares are loaded, i.e. no PCM nor mixer devices will
350 appear.</para>
351 <indexterm zone="alsa-tools vxloader">
352 <primary sortas="b-vxloader">vxloader</primary>
353 </indexterm>
354 </listitem>
355 </varlistentry>
356
357 </variablelist>
358
359 </sect2>
360
361</sect1>
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