USB sound

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Tue Oct 8 11:50:46 UTC 2013

On 08/10/13 22:15, R Kimber wrote:
> On Tue, 08 Oct 2013 11:38:00 +0200
> Oliver Grawert wrote:
>>> lsusb seems to imply it's
>>> Bus 001 Device 016: ID 04b4:930b Cypress Semiconductor Corp.
>>> as that's the one that disapoears when I unplug it.
>> this device uses the snd-usb-hiface driver, this driver is only
>> available in the linux kernel since version 3.11 i think
> Thanks.  That's a likely kind of explanation.  However, snd-usb-hiface
> gives 'not found' when I try to modprobe it, and I couldn't find it either
> on my system or in the Ubuntu Package Search.  I'm using 3.2.0-54-generic
> with 12.04 LTS
> I can find references to the module for (e.g.) RPM systems, but not
> Ubuntu.  It seems Ubuntu doesn't do a very good job with harware drivers.
> Maybe I'll have to find a better distro.

Look no further than openSUSE :-) .


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