USB sound

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Wed Oct 9 03:41:39 UTC 2013

On 09/10/13 07:53, Ric Moore wrote:
> On 10/08/2013 07:50 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> 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 :-) .
> Well SURE he'd have the same problem using an older version of SUSE as 
> well. But, if he wants LTS then he would have to use something not as 
> brand new. Had he followed the upgrade path he would have had newer 
> kernels that would handle the hardware. But, he installed the newest 
> kernel, which kinda breaks the norm for his LTS install. I am very 
> glad that he managed to beat that problem!! No one can say that the OT 
> just gave up.
> SUSE is a bunch of Caldera killers anyway, which led to everything 
> else that followed. You wouldn't catch ME there, <pffffs> Ric

Well, there are people who still believe that the Earth is flat, and 
there are some who still wear spats when stepping out........ :-) .


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