Re: [linux-audio-user] Re: Tascam US-122 and Debian

From: Christoph Eckert <ce@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Sat Mar 25 2006 - 23:14:37 EET

> That script doesn't appear to take that argument:
> Usage: /etc/init.d/alsa
> {unload|reload|force-unload|force-reload|suspend|resume}
> I assumed that you meant `reload'.


cat /proc/asound/version

Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.10rc1 (Mon Sep 12
08:13:09 2005 UTC).

/etc/init.d/alsasound start

* WARNING: "alsasound" has already been started.

> > modprobe snd-usb-usx2y nrpacks=1
> That gets me a little further. The US-122 actually appears in
> /proc/asound/cards:
> TASCAM US-X2Y (1604:8007 if 0 at 002/007)
> However, no /dev/dsp device appears (I'm using udev), and `aplay -l'
> gives me nothing.

/dev/dsp is an OSS device. ALSA can emulate it for you, but it needs
adjusting /etc/modules.conf (or even /etc/modules.d/alsa, depending on
the system). Mine (yes, I have a bunch of USB devices) reads as:

alias /dev/mixer snd-mixer-oss
alias /dev/dsp snd-pcm-oss
alias /dev/midi snd-seq-oss

options snd device_mode=0666

options snd cards_limit=8

alias snd-card-0 snd-intel8x0
alias sound-slot-0 snd-intel8x0
alias snd-card-1 snd-intel8x0m
alias snd-card-2 snd-usb-audio
alias snd-card-3 snd-usb-audio
alias snd-card-4 snd-usb-audio
alias snd-card-5 snd-usb-audio
alias snd-card-6 snd-usb-audio
# alias snd-card-7 snd-virmidi

options snd-intel8x0 index=0
options snd-intel8x0m index=1
options snd-usb-audio index=2,3,4,5,6
pid=0x0074,0x1033,0x0117,0x0009,0x0028 nrpacks=1
# options snd-virmidi index=7 midi_devs=2

> Thanks for the help so far. Obviously I'm grateful for any further
> hints.

'ope dis 'elps,

Received on Sun Mar 26 00:15:05 2006

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