Alright, spent some time with it now. No success yet. I installed Ubuntu Studio10.04 on a ThinkPad and traced your steps. I’ve compiled ffado and jack as descibed. When trying to start jack “jackd -dfirewire” I receive the following error message from ffado-test:

Error (configrom.cpp)[ 150] initialize: Could not parse config rom of node 0 on port 0

Not sure what it means. I know the mixer runs on firmware version 2.0, but I’m not sure if those things are related.

Could be a version problem, after all I most likely checked out a different version of ffado than you did. Mine says: 2.999.0-2073M

Any idea how I might fix this? Thanks a lot in advance.