[clug-talk] kmix and USB sound cards
khangyi at shaw.ca
Mon Aug 27 01:13:55 PDT 2007
22.214.171.124 for the 2007.1 box
2.6.12-27 for the older box,
it picks the card up, just getting the sound out of it is amazingly out to
if it does this correctly, that is you are able to see the card , select it
and use it at will under ubuntu, than there would be something amiss with the
mandrivas in the field of sound, and maybe i should be looking at the
mandriva club and bugzilla for a reliable solution.
On August 27, 2007 01:51, Gustin Johnson wrote:
> arts should be avoided. Most apps now support Alsa directly anyway. I
> thought that arts died years ago? With ALSA a part of the stock 2.6
> kernel there was no need for arts anymore.
> Have you tried this device with Kubuntu live CD? I have not honestly
> touched Mandriva/Mandrake since the 90's, so it is safe to say that I am
> a little out of touch. I made the above suggestion since I have no
> problems with my USB sound card and kmix under Kubuntu (Edgy or Feisty).
> There have been a lot of changes under the hood in the last couple of
> years with all the systems that could potentially be the root of your
> problem. UDEV should be driving the autoconfig scripts, though on an
> older system it could be a hotplug daemon or something the distro custom
> Out of curiosity, what kernel version is this (uname -a)?
> bogi wrote:
> > Hi
> > I have seen this behavior in kde 3.4.2 (Mandriva Linux release 2006.0
> > (Official) for i586) I know it is old, but i also see it in Mandriva
> > 2007.1
> > So here are the beans:
> > Kmix fails to find , pick up , a USB sound card, even when the USB device
> > is left in the socket during boot. And even when the only sound device on
> > the system (after disableling the built in card from the bios) was the
> > usb.
> > I had to killall kmix and
> > kmix &
> > to get it to see the usb sound device.
> > Now the usb sound system does get activated in both systems, and
> > potentially i can use the usb device, but i have to manually configure
> > the application ... Needless to say, arts behaved in equally stubborn way
> > regarding the usb sound device.
> > Sound sysytem selection , and dynamic detection seems to be an issue to
> > solve at some time ...
> > Cheers
> > Szemir
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