[PlanetCCRMA] snd and m-audio card

Brad Fuller brad@sonaural.com
Thu Mar 31 10:07:00 2005

Oded Ben-Tal wrote:

>I recently did a full update and now snd (or sndplay) doesn't recognise my 
>m-audio quattro card instead playing on the built-in soundcard. 
>I am running RH9. I can get snd to play through the M-audio if I start 
>jack, but I get a lot of noise (and I try to avoid jack in general because 
>of repeated alsa_pcm:xrun errors). 
>at startup I'm setting the SNDLIB_ALSA_DEVICE var to the external card, 
>and my best guess is that the newer version of snd doesn't handle that 
>any ideas?
just to eliminate snd, did you try aplay or another player to see if 
it's another issue? Did you try bypassing jack by using something like