USB sound

R Kimber richardkimber at
Sat Oct 5 13:58:00 UTC 2013

On Fri, 04 Oct 2013 23:19:34 +1000
Basil Chupin wrote:

> Oooops, forgot to mention that you may have to uninstall or disable 
> pulseaudio before using alsamixer. I don't know what pulseaudio is like 
> now but in the past pulseaudio was a pain in the butt because when you 
> ran alsamixer only 2 or 3 channels were displayed and only by 
> uninstalling or disabling pulseaudio could you see ALL the available 
> channels handled by your sound card/chip. (Which is why I always disable 
> pulseaudio as I have no need for it.)

I tried both with and without pulseaudio disabled.  Something somewhere is
stopping the external USB sound device from being detected.

- Richard.
Richard Kimber

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