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Re: soundcard appearing as device, but not working

On 11/12/2015 06:05 AM, Nicolas George wrote:
Le duodi 22 brumaire, an CCXXIV, tand read a écrit :
(but no alsa modules: lsmod | grep -i alsa shows nil and

The ALSA modules are called snd-*, you already observed they are loaded.

any idea if I can do anything about it? Any realistic
suggestion is welcomed and greatly appreciated

Uninstall anything related to PULSE that you can (libraries can stay, the
server must absolutely go), and then use aplay -D hw:X,Y to make your tests,
it gives the error message without muddling things with automagic

The OP might just need to use alsamixer to unmute something. If alsa is not configured properly, pulse doesn't stand a chance. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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