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       madfuload - Device firmware loader utility for M-Audio DFU devices


       madfuload [ option ] ...


       madfuload  is  used  to download firmware files to M-Audio DFU devices.
       These devices require a firmware download before  an  operating  system
       driver (e.g. ALSA’s snd-usb-audio) can access them.

       Supported devices:

               - Audiophile
               - Sonica
               - Ozone
               - MobilePre USB (some newer models work without the loader)
               - Transit

       The  loader is not required for some newer models of the above devices,
       like the Ozone Academic.


       -h, --help
              Gives a list of possible options.

       -V, --version
              Prints the version number of the tool.

       -f <path>, --firmware=<path>
              File containing firmware to load.

       -D <path>, --device=<path>
              specify the device to use.

       -v, --verbose
              Output debugging messages.

       -l, --logger
              Output messages to system logger instead of standard output.

       -n, --nowait
              Don’t wait between download requests.

       -3, waitbyte3
              Use only the third byte of the BwPollTimeout field.


              Audiophile firmware.

              MobilePre firmware.

              Sonica firmware.

              Transit firmware.

              Ozone firmware.

              Udev rules for loading firmware automatically.


       Written by Clemens Ladisch <>.

       This manual page was written by Neil Wilson <> for  the
       Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

                                AUGUST 20, 2009