[ubuntu-studio-users] USB device order/naming

Kaj Ailomaa zequence at mousike.me
Mon Nov 10 19:59:33 UTC 2014

On Mon, Nov 10, 2014, at 08:52 PM, Mike Holstein wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 5:05 AM, Thijs van severen <
> thijsvanseveren at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi All
> >
> > What is the recommended way to force a USB audio device to always use the
> > same name ? (dev1, dev3..)
> >
> on my audio production rig, i disable the internal audio device in the
> bios.. if that is an option for you, it will make the naming consistent..
> cheers!
> >

There's a problem if you have usb midi devices or such. They will also
be listed in the list of hardware.
The simplest method is starting jack using the hw:<name>, instead of
hw:<number>. qjacktl defaults to that these days, unless you use the
"default" choice, which is the same as hw:0.

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