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RE: ALSA problem?

> Date: Sat, 3 Apr 2010 19:06:35 -0400
> From: zlinuxman@wowway.com
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: ALSA problem?
> On Sat, 3 Apr 2010 15:00:11 -0400 (EDT), Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
> > Stephen Powell wrote:
> >> That can't be right. What's the output of amixer?
> >
> > The udev system recoognized a usb webcam as an audio device
> > (snd-usb-audio) and it becomes soundcard 0 in ALSA's card devices.
> >
> > alsamixer by default uses soundcard 0. See alsamixer(1). Webcams
> > don't have a mixer device.
> Aha! Good catch. I missed that. And now the obvious question is,
> "Why?" Why does udev think that that a webcam is a sound card?
> Isn't the right solution to this problem to prevent a webcam
> from being misidentified as a sound card? Changing the priorities
> of multiple sound cards makes sense if there really are multiple
> sound cards, but if there's really only one then why not try to prevent
> the misidentification in the first place?
> --
> .''`. Stephen Powell <zlinuxman@wowway.com>
> : :' :
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