[CM] snd: cannot set hardware parameters for default

Kjetil S. Matheussen k.s.matheussen at notam02.no
Wed, 23 Jan 2008 12:30:43 +0100 (CET)

On Wed, 23 Jan 2008, andersvi@extern.uio.no wrote:

> Indeed, there has been something weird with snd and sndplay for some
> time.
> Ive only tested jack-enabled versions.  Since some time near spring
> 2007, neither recent self-built jack-enabled versions or disted
> versions from planetccrma (tested with snd-utils rpms for fc6 or fc7
> from june 8th and december 7th.)  function without jack running.
> Trying to use any of them without jack makes errors which resemble the
> one Funny Zen described.

Didn't Alsa recently started to use mix as the default device?
Perhaps that's the reason. What if you set MUS_ALSA_DEVICE to "hw:0"
or "plughw:0"?