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#1 pipdibble

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Posted 19 March 2014 - 11:02 PM

Hi,

  Is there anywhere I can grab a spec of the USB interface for the Line 6 POD X3 Live to have a go at writing a driver for Linux?  I'm not interested in writing an equivalent to Gearbox for manipulating patches etc. but would just like to use my pedal as an external soundcard for rehearsing and recording under Linux.

 

  I've seen that there is a line6usb module in staging at the moment but this doesn't support the POD X3 Live yet.

 

Thanks,

Peter


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#2 Triryche

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Posted 20 March 2014 - 03:38 AM

You can google it, but Line6 will not give out any specs for it.

 

If you want to contact them directly give them a call.

 

Good luck!!


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Posted 05 September 2016 - 07:01 AM

at least in kernel 4.4 are included line6 modules. In ubuntu if you go to /lib/modules/4.4.0-36-generic/kernel/sound/usb/line6 you will see the modules:

snd-usb-line6
snd-usb-podhd
snd-usb-pod
snd-usb-toneport
snd-usb-variax

you should be able to load them with: modprobe
example:
sudo modprobe snd-usb-podhd

unfortunnately I haven't been able to bring my hd500x running, I don't know if it is because of the X or not. modprobe work's fine but I don't see it with

cat /proc/asound/cards

nor I see it in alsamixer.

hope this help, let us know how it goes.


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