Jaunty 9.04, jackd and two Gina 24 soundcards

Richard Lamont richard at lamont.me.uk
Mon Aug 17 20:46:07 BST 2009

Richard Lamont wrote:

>> The next thing you need is some code in a .asoundrc file that you can tell jack to use, so you can use more than one sound card simultaneously. I know of a page that talks about this. It uses envy24 based cards, but its no different, you will just have to adapt the asoundrc code to suit your hardware. http://www.sound-man.co.uk/linuxaudio/ice1712multi.html
> I'm tackling that now, but how do I get anything to take any notice of
> my ~/.asoundrc file once I've written it? Is the creation of the virtual
> device done by the kernel or something in user space?

OK, I've got it working now. 16 playback channels and 4 record. Yee haw!

That web page has the answer - tell jackd like this:

/usr/bin/jackd -R -d alsa -C multi_capture -P multi_playback

Luke - many thanks for for your help.

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