[linux-audio-user] Alsa sound card order.
october001 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 13:53:26 EST 2007
Now THAT is slick! Thanks David!
I wonder why I haven't read that anywhere before?
Think I'm going to sticky note that in my blog.
On 1/3/07, David Stephens <linuxrootuser at gmail.com> wrote:
> simple solution sudo asoundconf list prints a list of all sound cards in
> the system
> sudo asoundconf set-default-card "very nice sound card"
> On 1/3/07, St <st at tobiah.org> wrote:
> > Solved for now, I think. I haven't built a kernel in
> > a while, and I thought that including the native OSS support
> > would get me my /dev/dsp* stuff back. After reading some
> > internet, I realized that the OSS stuff is truly out of the
> > loop, and one really wants to build in the OSS emulation
> > stuff that is under the ALSA menu.
> > So, after rebooting many times, and answering the nvidia
> > driver questions as many times, I still wonder about the
> > issue of card order. Right now all is ok, but I've heard
> > many reports of card order swapping from boot to boot. Not
> > so hot.
> > Experiences?
> > Thanks,
> > Tobiah
> > St wrote:
> > > I am using alsa drivers built right into the kernel, rather than
> > > modules. My Kubuntu system figures that my M-audio card is 0, and
> > > the Soundblaster is 1. I want to reverse that. Can I?
> > >
> > > The reason for this, is that many apps seem to be unable to play
> > > through the M-audio. I'm thinking it's because they use the OSS
> > > interface, and there is no OSS kernel option for the ice1712.
> > > Could that be true?
> > >
> > > Actually, after booting my new kernel, I find that there are no
> > > /dev/dsp* devices at all. No wonder the non-alsa apps don't work.
> > > Still, I checked OSS support, and support for the Live! card.
> > > Not sure why I don't have at least /dev/dsp0.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Tobiah
> "When you get to the end of all the light you know and it's time to step
> into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things
> shall happen: either you will be given something solid to stand on, or you
> will be taught how to fly." --Dr. Edward Teller
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