[Alsa-user] What is the state of RME HDSPe AIO firmware?

2011-06-08 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Hi, I've got the the kernel's 2.6.39.1 firmware version. Is there already an upgrade that enables usage with less than 1024 frames/period and another sample rate than 48000 somewhere available? If not, are there plans to enable this? The card is new and I even didn't tested if -r48000 -p1024 does

Re: [Alsa-user] Which pci-e card?

2011-06-10 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 2011-06-10 at 10:10 +0200, owl...@gmail.com wrote: Do you know a pci-e card 100% work recording? Today I'll test my RME HDSPe AIO, but I already know that it only can be used with 48KHz and 1024 frames/period at the moment. I had to get current ALSA hence my distro's ALSA is outdated.

[Alsa-user] RME HDSPe AIO is completely supported - was: Which pci-e card?

2011-06-10 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 2011-06-10 at 20:50 +0200, Martin wrote: Since Kernel 2.6.39 my HDSPe AIO works perfect also with 192khz and complete in realtime. With adat i use now 48khz/64Frames :-) Martin Thank you Martin :) I guess I've to do a cross-post, to correct misinformation :). $ uname -a Linux

Re: [Alsa-user] Which pci-e card?

2011-06-11 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sat, 2011-06-11 at 23:41 +0200, owl...@gmail.com wrote: i'm searching a more simple pcie 1x card I guess all IO cards are 1x. There are converters to convert PCI Express X1 slots into regular PCI slot. I don't know if they work with Linux and if they should do, if they are good for audio.

Re: [Alsa-user] Which pci-e card?

2011-06-12 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 2011-06-12 at 09:38 +, li...@lazygranch.com wrote: Have you investigated usb audio? Most modern programs work with usb audio. You need to check the approved list. Usb sound cards can't run some oddball software, namely programs that need the 8-bit mode. But don't use USB for

Re: [Alsa-user] Which pci-e card?

2011-06-12 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 2011-06-12 at 15:23 +, li...@lazygranch.com wrote: The order changes when you boot. I have seen solutions to this posted. A job for google. I move the order around in yast, but of course that advice is only useful if you run suse/opensuse. If you run multiple cards and

[Alsa-user] Does somebody use a RME HDSPe AIO?

2012-11-08 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Does somebody use a RME HDSPe AIO with ADAT? If so, is Linux working with all 8 channels? I bought one in Mai 2011, but didn't need all channels until today. Analog IOs and ADAT 1 and 2 are ok. HDSP mixer does see incoming audio signals from all ADAT ports, so I thought everything is ok,

[Alsa-user] Does somebody use a RME HDSPe AIO?

2012-11-08 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Does somebody use a RME HDSPe AIO with ADAT? If so, is Linux working with all 8 channels? I bought one in Mai 2011, but didn't need all channels until today. Analog IOs and ADAT 1 and 2 are ok. HDSP mixer does see incoming audio signals from all ADAT ports, so I thought everything is ok,

[Alsa-user] [Fwd: Re: How to make USB audio adapter default on Raspberry Pi]

2012-11-25 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Forwarded Message From: Ralf Mardorf ralf.mard...@rocketmail.com To: alsa-user@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: Re: [Alsa-user] How to make USB audio adapter default on Raspberry Pi Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2012 19:36:11 +0100 On Sun, 2012-11-25 at 13:04 -0500, David Cullen wrote: How

Re: [Alsa-user] RME Hdspe AES not working with Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 12.10

2012-12-13 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Thu, 2012-12-13 at 16:06 +0800, David Lam wrote: Moreover using ps command on 10.04 it shows the soundcard module irq/16-hdspm, on the latest build it shows irq/16-snd_hdsp (is this module for pci instead of pci-e?) Could someone shed me some lights please? (Apologize for my english!!!)

Re: [Alsa-user] No soundcards found - but only kernel 3.x

2013-01-22 Thread Ralf Mardorf
When I switched from 2.6 to 3.x I don't run into issues. Btw. there wasn't much difference, it was announced that the step from 2.6 to 3.x isn't such a step as for DE versions, e.g. from GNOME 2 to GNOME 3. I compiled the kernel-rt with the config of the 2.6 kernel and run make oldconfig.

Re: [Alsa-user] No soundcards found - but only kernel 3.x

2013-01-22 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 22 Jan 2013 15:00:50 +0100, User pkt...@unlimitedmail.org wrote: Well, I can not use THE SAME KERNEL CONFIG as they differ quite a lot. You can, you only need to run make oldconfig. Also IAM **NOT** running UDEV Can you load the drivers manually? modprobe snd-foo

Re: [Alsa-user] No soundcards found - but only kernel 3.x

2013-01-22 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:34:06 +0100, User pk...@mailshack.com wrote: Ralf Mardorf(ralf.mard...@alice-dsl.net)@2013.01.22 15:20:27 +0100: On Tue, 22 Jan 2013 15:00:50 +0100, User pkt...@unlimitedmail.org wrote: Well, I can not use THE SAME KERNEL CONFIG as they differ quite a lot. You can

Re: [Alsa-user] No soundcards found - but only kernel 3.x

2013-01-22 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:52:19 +0100, John Haxby j...@thehaxbys.co.uk wrote: Please don't shout at me. I suspect the OP doesn't should at you. Perhaps the OP should mark overcautious pointers with _ _ (_some words_) instead of using capital letters.

Re: [Alsa-user] No soundcards found - but only kernel 3.x

2013-01-22 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 22 Jan 2013 18:52:30 +0100, User pkt...@unlimitedmail.org wrote: On 22/01/13 16:15, User wrote: Please don't shout at me. COOL ;) I never shout. it is just BOLD to call ATTN. Never shout. This place is to cool people and ideas Even in IRC i never shout. But some folks are used

Re: [Alsa-user] Using an existing driver for an unsupported usb audio device

2013-02-10 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 2013-02-10 at 19:15 +, SakisX wrote: how do I recompile the kernel?!Newbe here! What distro are you using? Regards, Ralf -- Free Next-Gen Firewall Hardware Offer Buy your Sophos next-gen firewall before

Re: [Alsa-user] Using an existing driver for an unsupported usb audio device

2013-02-10 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 2013-02-10 at 19:33 +, SakisX wrote: Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net writes: On Sun, 2013-02-10 at 19:15 +, SakisX wrote: how do I recompile the kernel?!Newbe here! What distro are you using? Regards, Ralf I use AVLinux 6.0 which is based

Re: [Alsa-user] Using an existing driver for an unsupported usb audio device

2013-02-10 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 2013-02-10 at 21:14 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote: On Sun, 2013-02-10 at 19:33 +, SakisX wrote: Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net writes: On Sun, 2013-02-10 at 19:15 +, SakisX wrote: how do I recompile the kernel?!Newbe here! What distro are you using

Re: [Alsa-user] GUI hdspmixer necessary for HDSP 9652?!

2013-03-14 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Thu, 2013-03-14 at 07:39 +0100, Schmidt, Christian Thorge wrote: Dear all, after having gotten a few valuable pointers by some of you, I still find myself unable to generate multiple, direct-ALSA (ie. no jackd) devices from my card. Does anyone have another pointer as how to make the

Re: [Alsa-user] Is RME HDSPe AIO supported?

2013-05-21 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 2013-05-21 at 20:06 +1000, Ben Briedis wrote: Hi, I'm thinking of buying a RME HDSPe AIO or RME HDSP 9632. I notice that the AIO is not listed in the support matrix, although there some references to it in the mailing lists. How well does AIO work? Is the omission on the

Re: [Alsa-user] Is RME HDSPe AIO supported?

2013-05-21 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 2013-05-21 at 23:21 +0200, Martin Brauns wrote: AIO works perfect if you do not need the features of hdsppconf (switch optical i/o to spdif or select input/out sensitivity for example) and the extension cards are not supported too. only chance for hdspconf-functionality could be a dual

Re: [Alsa-user] [off-list] Is RME HDSPe AIO supported?

2013-05-21 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Wed, 2013-05-22 at 11:13 +1000, Ben Briedis wrote: a PCIe-to-PCI adapter with the RME HDSP 9632 as I'd like to put the card in a small form box (mini-ITX). Almost none of those have 32-bit PCI slots. I guess there could be some danger of the adapter causing problems though... On my

Re: [Alsa-user] [off-list] Is RME HDSPe AIO supported?

2013-05-21 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Wed, 2013-05-22 at 06:34 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote: On Wed, 2013-05-22 at 11:13 +1000, Ben Briedis wrote: a PCIe-to-PCI adapter with the RME HDSP 9632 as I'd like to put the card in a small form box (mini-ITX). Almost none of those have 32-bit PCI slots. I guess there could

Re: [Alsa-user] [off-list] Is RME HDSPe AIO supported?

2013-05-21 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Hi Flo, nobody ever has written, that it does work. I very often asked. Then I might have another revision? Make something wrong when using TotalMix with Linux, while I'm able to use it on Windows? Sample rates higher 48KHz don't work here ON LINUX, but on Windows. So my card is broken? It's

Re: [Alsa-user] [off-list] Is RME HDSPe AIO supported?

2013-05-21 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Flo, could you please send me off-list a hdspmixer file and alsamixer file with settings that all 8 ADAT IOs do work? Before I return the card, I should exclude a user error ;). It's likely that I misconfigured the mixer settings. TotalMix for Linux does differ from the Windows version. So I might

[Alsa-user] HDSPe AIO and Jack

2013-05-21 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Hi :) it seems to be that I've got a misconfigured jackd, since Flo claims the following at alsa-user: Of course sample rates 48kHz are supported - http://www.mail-archive.com/alsa-user@lists.sourceforge.net/msg29636.html This is the setup [1] on Arch Linux 64-bit architecture. As you can see,

[Alsa-user] Typo: [Jack-Devel] HDSPe AIO and Jack

2013-05-21 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Wed, 2013-05-22 at 07:22 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote: TotalMix, aka hdspconf JFTR, this is a typo, it should be hdspmixer. -- Try New Relic Now We'll Send You this Cool Shirt New Relic is the only SaaS-based

Re: [Alsa-user] [off-list] Is RME HDSPe AIO supported?

2013-05-22 Thread Ralf Mardorf
From: Ralf Mardorf ralf.mard...@alice-dsl.net To: jack-devel jack-de...@lists.jackaudio.org Cc: alsa-user alsa-user@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: HDSPe AIO and Jack Date: Wed, 22 May 2013 07:22:20 +0200 Hi :) it seems to be that I've got a misconfigured jackd, since Flo claims the following

Re: [Alsa-user] mint 13 mate + ATI IXP SB4x0 High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)

2013-06-20 Thread Ralf Mardorf
I don't know what this line is for ... On Fri, 2013-06-21 at 01:01 +0300, Pavel wrote: options snd-hda-intel model=6stack-dig single_cmd=1 ... , so my shot in the dark, might be waste. Is there another sound device available, e.g. HDMI by the graphics? If so, did you try options snd slots=

Re: [Alsa-user] mint 13 mate + ATI IXP SB4x0 High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01) (Ralf Mardorf)

2013-06-21 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 2013-06-21 at 17:47 +0300, Pavel wrote: yes, the card is always hw:0 at startup My guess was that the card sometimes isn't hw:0, so I was mistaken. -- This SF.net email is sponsored by Windows: Build for

Re: [Alsa-user] recording audio from speakers

2013-07-28 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 28 Jul 2013 04:04:12 +0200, Bill Unruh un...@physics.ubc.ca wrote: On Sun, 28 Jul 2013, YuGiOhJCJ Mailing-List wrote: I am recording my desktop with ffmpeg 1.2 using ALSA 1.0.26. What does recording my desktop mean? Why would you use ffmpeg to record? If people speak broken

Re: [Alsa-user] recording audio from speakers

2013-07-28 Thread Ralf Mardorf
IIUC the OP wants to record the desktop, IOW e.g. moving windows and recording desktop sounds + e.g. the sounds of a media player etc. pp. while video recording windows and mouse and not just a video stream. I recommend to ask at Linux audio users mailing list, since we've got a lot of issues

Re: [Alsa-user] recording audio from speakers

2013-07-29 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Mon, 2013-07-29 at 08:27 +0200, YuGiOhJCJ Mailing-List wrote: Do you mean I am in the wrong mailing list for support on alsa on Linux ? What if the best solution has less to do with ALSA? People subscribed to Linux audio users mailing list (LAU) opened several threads. I didn't follow those

Re: [Alsa-user] Asus Xonar STX, optical out not working

2013-08-23 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 2013-08-23 at 17:55 +0200, Hendrik-Jan Heins wrote: to be honest, this is the first time ever I am trying to use TOS an a card, so I have no idea. In my experiences it's as Clemens said, there always should be light, but ... perhaps your card does provide optical and coaxial SPDIF and

Re: [Alsa-user] aplay works but no sound coming out from my application

2013-09-27 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 2013-09-27 at 12:52 +, Dolevo wrote: I have read that I should have alsa.conf file under /etc/modeprobe.d/ but I don't have it. Could anyone tell me if I really need this file? If yes, what should I type inside? This file isn't needed. I use alsa-base.conf to have a fixed order for

Re: [Alsa-user] Using compressor + limiter with 6 channel sounds

2013-10-13 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Mon, 2013-10-14 at 00:25 +0200, Paolo Bolzoni wrote: On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 11:03 PM, Robert M. Riches Jr. rm.ric...@jacob21819.net wrote: I probably don't know any answers, but would like to make sure I at least understand the question. Are you trying do AGC on a pair-wise basis? Or,

Re: [Alsa-user] RME Hammerfall revisted

2013-10-28 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 2013-10-29 at 12:13 +1100, Bruce wrote: Surely there must be someone who has a clue what is going on here: http://www.rme-audio.de/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=90683#p90683 I bought a RME card, because I only use Linux and it doesn't work with Linux. It was recommended by somebody from the

Re: [Alsa-user] RME Hammerfall revisted

2013-10-28 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 2013-10-29 at 12:41 +1100, Bruce wrote: On 29/10/2013 12:32 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote: On Tue, 2013-10-29 at 12:13 +1100, Bruce wrote: Surely there must be someone who has a clue what is going on here: http://www.rme-audio.de/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=90683#p90683 I bought a RME card

Re: [Alsa-user] RME Hammerfall revisted

2013-10-28 Thread Ralf Mardorf
PS: I don't claim that Apple or Microsoft products are better for pro-audio. My claim is, that if you want to make a living with audio engineering, than use analoge equipment. If you know what you do, it never will fail ... it was my job. Computers for recording always can fail without plausible

Re: [Alsa-user] Problems with headphone on ASUS K50IJ

2013-12-03 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 2013-12-03 at 22:13 +0100, Vivenzio Pagliari wrote: Hi, I have a problem with my headphones on my ASUS K50IJ notebook: I have some sound/music being played. Now I plug in my headphone. When running pulseaudio, the speakers mute, but there is no sound on headphone. Without

Re: [Alsa-user] alsa clearifications

2013-12-15 Thread Ralf Mardorf
http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Main_Page - How do I install the ALSA driver from source http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Download - alsa-driver [snip] This package is now obsolete, as kernel.org is now taking updates to the modules directly from the ALSA GIT server.

Re: [Alsa-user] alsa clearifications

2013-12-18 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Wed, 2013-12-18 at 01:33 -0500, Henry W. Peters wrote: I tried Ubuntu Studio... sadly, they use Gnome 3 They come with Xfce by default. However, you could install any *buntu and then the Ubuntu Studio meta packages. This package is now obsolete, as kernel.org is now taking updates to the

Re: [Alsa-user] Fwd: error building alsa-lib on beaglebone black

2013-12-19 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Thu, 2013-12-19 at 14:16 -0200, Ricardo Crudo wrote: I'm trying to build the alsa-lib-1.0.27.2 source code on the beaglebone black running Linux Arch distro. The ./configure script run without problems, but when I run the make I get this errors: http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=nQB9zAPh Hi

Re: [Alsa-user] Fwd: error building alsa-lib on beaglebone black

2013-12-19 Thread Ralf Mardorf
PS: Isn't ABS available for ARM? -- Rapidly troubleshoot problems before they affect your business. Most IT organizations don't have a clear picture of how application performance affects their revenue. With

Re: [Alsa-user] OSS emulation doesn't allow mixing.

2014-01-31 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Thu, 2014-01-30 at 13:53 -0800, ChaosEsque Team wrote: I would (God willing) continue beating you while kneeling over you untill you had to spend the next four years in the hospital You're a sophomoric coward and off cause ChaosEsque Team is marked as spam on my machine. There's nothing

Re: [Alsa-user] ICE1712 - no sound after suspend

2014-01-31 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 2014-01-31 at 13:17 +, michael norman wrote: I have the same card at the moment installed in a box that dual boots openSuse and LinuxMint 16. I have never seen your problem it just works but having said that my openSUSE is 12.3 and not 13.1 which I have tried to install on two

Re: [Alsa-user] ICE1712 - no sound after suspend

2014-01-31 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 2014-01-31 at 14:06 +, michael norman wrote: Forgive me if I don't understand what you mean suspend/resume how ? Instead of a shut down or a restart you only switch to a sleep mode, or you really shut down, but after turning on the computer, it directly will restore the last session.

Re: [Alsa-user] ICE1712 - no sound after suspend

2014-01-31 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 2014-01-31 at 15:13 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote: On Fri, 2014-01-31 at 14:06 +, michael norman wrote: Forgive me if I don't understand what you mean suspend/resume how ? Instead of a shut down or a restart you only switch to a sleep mode, or you really shut down, but after turning

Re: [Alsa-user] ICE1712 - no sound after suspend

2014-01-31 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 2014-01-31 at 15:17 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote: On Fri, 2014-01-31 at 15:13 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote: On Fri, 2014-01-31 at 14:06 +, michael norman wrote: Forgive me if I don't understand what you mean suspend/resume how ? Instead of a shut down or a restart you only switch

Re: [Alsa-user] OSS emulation doesn't allow mixing.

2014-02-02 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 2014-02-02 at 00:35 +0100, Dominique Michel wrote: You are a developer. That imply the best way you can get this fixed is to stop to complain, fix it, and contribute your fix to ALSA. JFTR this is an ALSA user mailing list and not an OSS or kernel mailing list. Apart from the tone of

Re: [Alsa-user] OSS emulation doesn't allow mixing.

2014-02-02 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sat, 2014-02-01 at 16:40 -0800, ChaosEsque Team wrote: things that worked for 40 years suddenly need to change. The defining component of Linux is the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on 5 October 1991 by Linus Torvalds. - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux And please

[Alsa-user] OSS emulation doesn't allow mixing.

2014-02-02 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 2014-02-02 at 09:08 -0800, Bill Unruh wrote: On Sun, 2 Feb 2014, Ralf Mardorf wrote: On Sun, 2014-02-02 at 00:35 +0100, Dominique Michel wrote: You are a developer. That imply the best way you can get this fixed is to stop to complain, fix it, and contribute your fix to ALSA

Re: [Alsa-user] Audio codec channels as separate devices

2014-07-02 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Wed, 2014-07-02 at 18:08 +0300, Burak METİN wrote: What do you mean by need CPU? He pointed out, that the software providing what you need, other than a hardware solution, does need CPU resources, IOW some percentage of the CPU is used to provide the functionality you need. $ top does show

Re: [Alsa-user] Sound is not working on Debian

2014-07-06 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 2014-07-06 at 01:26 -0600, Weydson Lima wrote: Before the upgrade, sound was working fine on gnome, but after the upgrade, it stopped. Usually I recommend to remove pulseaudio, anyway, did you check if pulseaudio settings and/or alsamixer settings are still ok? I can't help you with

Re: [Alsa-user] Direct memory write for more than 4 channels

2014-07-16 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 2014-07-15 at 20:51 +1000, Bruce wrote: This later alsa may be a weirdo pulseaudio issue (I've tried disabling pulseaudio fully) but have yet to get to the bottom of it. Trying to get arch linux to boot, in order to avoid pulseaudio. Assumed there should be hard dependencies to

Re: [Alsa-user] Alsa simultaneous use of usb-sound card - BW problem

2014-08-04 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Mon, 2014-08-04 at 17:19 +0300, Burak METİN wrote: any ideas? What should it be good for, to use two unsynchronized audio devices? -- Infragistics Professional Build stunning WinForms apps today! Reboot your

Re: [Alsa-user] Alsa simultaneous use of usb-sound card - BW problem

2014-08-04 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Mon, 2014-08-04 at 18:55 +0300, Burak METİN wrote: It is for sip sessions, is there a way to do this with multiple usb sound cards? I don't know. Perhaps by making both cards one virtual card and using S/PDIF for sync or by using zita-resampler. This class was developed for converting

Re: [Alsa-user] Alsa simultaneous use of usb-sound card - BW problem

2014-08-04 Thread Ralf Mardorf
PS: IIRC this year it was discussed at Linux audio user mailing list [1], if it's possible to sync two USB sound devices. My professional PCIe card provides a professional sync option, however, IIRC my prosumer PCI Envy24 cards don't provide a sync option, but AFAIR it's possible to use S/PDIF to

Re: [Alsa-user] Alsa simultaneous use of usb-sound card - BW problem

2014-08-04 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Mon, 2014-08-04 at 19:53 +0300, Burak METİN wrote: When i use these cards with different usb buses, it is ok but i need to use them in same bus. IIRC the plug'n'play audio USB driver is limited to USB1, for USB2 proprietary drivers are needed. But perhaps I'm confusing something. Assumed I

Re: [Alsa-user] Alsa simultaneous use of usb-sound card - BW problem

2014-08-04 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Mon, 2014-08-04 at 23:11 +0400, Vladimir Mosgalin wrote: IIRC the plug'n'play audio USB driver is limited to USB1, for USB2 proprietary drivers are needed. But perhaps I'm confusing something. Assumed I shouldn't be mistaken, then perhaps the bandwidth really is to small. Can't be

[Alsa-user] /etc/asound.conf

2014-08-10 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Hi, is there the need to edit an /etc/asound.conf to make all RME HDSPe AIO ADAT channels available as jackd ports? Since years I'm using 2 ADAT channels only, because the other 6 channels are not routed to the jackd ports. HDSPmixer does show a signal for all ADAT channel inputs, but 6 of the 8

Re: [Alsa-user] static noise USB Microphone AKG Perception 120 USB

2014-09-28 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 2014-09-28 at 15:39 +0200, Clemens Ladisch wrote: http://www.akg.com/Counterfeit+Warning-1053.html :( Sven, assumed you should have bought a counterfeit AKG mic, be careful about the steps you'll do next. Did you buy it from a dealer in DE or did you buy it from an obscure dealer

Re: [Alsa-user] static noise USB Microphone AKG Perception 120 USB

2014-09-28 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 2014-09-28 at 16:00 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote: On Sun, 2014-09-28 at 15:39 +0200, Clemens Ladisch wrote: http://www.akg.com/Counterfeit+Warning-1053.html :( Sven, assumed you should have bought a counterfeit AKG mic, be careful about the steps you'll do next. Did you buy it from

Re: [Alsa-user] static noise USB Microphone AKG Perception 120 USB

2014-09-28 Thread Ralf Mardorf
PPS: My apologies for the PPS. Assumed the OP should be a professional, IMO Musik Wein is a usable and less expensive dealer in Germany, assumed the OP should be an amateur, Thomann IMO is a usable and less expensive dealer. I wouldn't risk to order from e.g. China.

Re: [Alsa-user] Alsa configuration files

2014-11-14 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:02:48 +0100 Neven Sajko nsa...@gmail.com wrote: Why are Alsa config files in /usr/share instead of in /etc ? They are in /etc/, such as /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Asoundrc#Where_does_asoundrc_live.3F

Re: [Alsa-user] Sound on new Debian install is hosed -- problem solved

2014-11-14 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Just for curiosity's sake: what other Linux program could I substitute for pulseaudio? Someday, when I've picked myself up off the floor, I might feel like playing with it. I am a musician, play violin and viola, so the temptation is there. Soon or later you likely

Re: [Alsa-user] snd_ice1712 invalid EEPROM (size = 255)

2014-11-25 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:59:01 +0200 .::AMP::. a...@nforced.net wrote: I can't get my old M-Audio Audiophile 2496 card to work on 3.17.3-1-ARCH kernel. dmesg: [4.378335] snd_ice1712 :05:01.0: invalid EEPROM (size = 255) [4.378386] snd_ice1712: probe of :05:01.0 failed with

Re: [Alsa-user] How to set default sound card

2015-02-05 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Did you test the newer slot method too? [rocketmouse@archlinux ~]$ cat /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf # ALSA module ordering options snd slots=snd_hdspm,snd_ice1712,snd_ice1712 Problems with alsa.conf and udev On modern GNU/Linux systems, udev takes care of discovering hardware and

Re: [Alsa-user] Playing and recording html5

2015-02-07 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sat, 07 Feb 2015 13:31:36 +, mcmurchy1917-a...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/301993907/lplc-too-internet-of-things-microprocessor Firefox 35.0.1 without flash or something like that does play it with audio here. I tried it several times, sometimes I needed to

Re: [Alsa-user] Playing and recording html5

2015-02-07 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sat, 07 Feb 2015 13:31:36 +, mcmurchy1917-a...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: aplay -l For the second time I see that aplay -l doesn't show card 0. That's strange. One card should be hw:0, the default device. [rocketmouse@archlinux ~]$ aplay -l List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices card 0:

Re: [Alsa-user] Help with RME alsa driver

2015-02-06 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:54:28 +0100, Takashi Iwai wrote: I'm confused... Does openSUSE 11.2 work or not? My apologies, I don't use this RME card. The RME card I'm using wasn't supported and even not sold that time. I just wanted to hint at the typo ;). Bruce didn't reply to the list. I guess

Re: [Alsa-user] Help with RME alsa driver

2015-02-06 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 06 Feb 2015 23:11:54 +1100, Bruce wrote: Suse 11 with kernel 11.3.22 and alsa 1.0.18 doesn't work for me. ^^ that's a typo, Suse 11.3 yes, kernel 11.3 no :) [rocketmouse@archlinux ~]$ ls -hAl /mnt/suse11.2/boot/vmlinuz-* -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4.0M Oct 27 2009

Re: [Alsa-user] Setup Alsa on Arch linux

2015-01-06 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Mon, 5 Jan 2015 18:38:33 +0100, Csányi Pál wrote: Uninstall any pulse package except: libao libpulse lib32-libpulse These can't be purged because of dependencies with other applications ( like xulrunner, etc. ). I build an empty dummy package for pulseaudio, the other packages

Re: [Alsa-user] How to set default sound card (solved)

2015-02-15 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 15 Feb 2015 13:22:33 -0800, jim phelps wrote: I tried Ralf Mardorf's suggestion about editing /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf and addiing the statement: # ALSA module ordering options snd slots=snd_ca0106,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_intel So far, Ive logged in on three separate occasions and

Re: [Alsa-user] Setup Alsa on Arch linux

2015-01-06 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 6 Jan 2015 16:53:25 +0100, Csányi Pál wrote: How can one build an empty dummy package for pulseaudio? JFTR I guess you don't need an empty dummy package that fakes to provide pulseaudio. If you don't use pulseaudio and something has got a hard dependency to pulseaudio, a dummy package

Re: [Alsa-user] Setup Alsa on Arch linux

2015-01-06 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 6 Jan 2015 16:53:25 +0100, Csányi Pál wrote: How can one build an empty dummy package for pulseaudio? Create a new directory and then a file named: PKGBUILD With this contend: pkgname=pulseaudio pkgver=2014.01.06 pkgrel=1 pkgdesc=Dummy package arch=('any') provides=('pulseaudio')

Re: [Alsa-user] assign Midi port client number

2015-05-06 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Wed, 6 May 2015 20:23:44 +0200, Menno Knevel wrote: Is there a way to assign my M Audio Delta 1010 midi port to a fixed number, for example 20? I suspect that you device sometimes is hw:0 and sometimes hw:1 To /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf add # ALSA module ordering options snd

Re: [Alsa-user] assign Midi port client number

2015-05-08 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 8 May 2015 21:20:18 +0200, Menno Knevel wrote: Hi Ralf, i think this solved the problem - thanks! You're welcome! Btw. you broke subject and thread, this easily could become an issue. Using MIME Digest http://www.list.org/mailman-member/node28.html you could reply to a digest, by

Re: [Alsa-user] USB Audio with multiple Devices

2015-05-16 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sat, 16 May 2015 13:25:24 +0200, Marc Haber wrote: Alsamixer says about the DDJ-WeGo2 Chip: USB Mixer, This sound device does not have any controls. Hi Marc, does it have got any mixer controls? Scrolling through the manual

Re: [Alsa-user] Unbalanced stereo input as balanced mono input

2015-08-23 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:11:17 +0200, Gunnar Arndt wrote: I have a measurement microphone with an integrated amplifier and a balanced mono output which should be connected to consumer sound devices with an `ordinary' unbalanced input AFAIK Audacity supports LADSPA plugins, so perhaps a plugin does

[Alsa-user] PS: Unbalanced stereo input as balanced mono input

2015-08-23 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 23 Aug 2015 20:18:42 +0200, I wrote: On Sun, 23 Aug 2015 19:11:17 +0200, Gunnar Arndt wrote: I have a measurement microphone with an integrated amplifier and a balanced mono output which should be connected to consumer sound devices with an `ordinary' unbalanced input AFAIK Audacity

Re: [Alsa-user] Unbalanced stereo input as balanced mono input

2015-08-23 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 23 Aug 2015 14:20:46 -0700, Robert M. Riches Jr. wrote: That solution is to just ground one of the balanced wires and use the other as signal. This (an unbalanced wiring) is the only sane solution for this kind of setup. Faked balanced input or real balanced input by using a transformer

Re: [Alsa-user] starters help (help!)

2015-08-16 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Perhaps this does help: https://wiki.debian.org/echoaudio Mixxx seems to support jack: http://www.mixxx.org/manual/latest/chapters/configuration.html Consider to use jack for audio productions. Perhaps http://ubuntustudio.org/ is a better distro for a newbie, than Mint is. It has got a user

Re: [Alsa-user] Unbalanced stereo input as balanced mono input

2015-08-24 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Sun, 23 Aug 2015 18:07:32 -0700 (PDT), Bill Unruh wrote: Now, that may mean that there is common mode noise, in which case running the balanced into an unbalanced would be very noisy, or the noise was all in the ground wire, in which case bal-unbal might work. It's the nature of unbalanced

Re: [Alsa-user] Unbalanced stereo input as balanced mono input

2015-08-24 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Mon, 24 Aug 2015, Gunnar Arndt wrote: Btw, that noise is actually from the on-board wiring - it's there even if nothing is connected to line input. If nothing is connected even the best discrete circuits could be noisy. For e.g. phono pre-amps it's common to insert short circuit connectors,

Re: [Alsa-user] Unbalanced stereo input as balanced mono input

2015-08-24 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Hi Gunnar, no bad feelings here. I was neither aggressive, nor sarcastic. I worked a little bit as audio engineer and a little bit for one of the two more known German mic companies. I'm currently configuring DSP-based crossovers for active speakers, which involves measurements of the speakers'

Re: [Alsa-user] Problem with alsa driver compilation script

2015-07-10 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 10 Jul 2015 00:55:31 -0300, Ílson Bolzan wrote: I found that the problem is because is expected that patch --version | head -1 | cut -d ' ' -f 1 would return 'patch' Indeed, it would fail on Arch Linux too [1]. Since it's from http://www.alsa-project.org/ and because there's no

Re: [Alsa-user] intel hda vs asus xonar STX

2015-09-27 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Perhaps a sound server defaults to use the integrated sound device? Pulseaudio nowadays seems to be installed as the default sound server by most Linux distros that provide an out of the box working desktop environment and even for other distros it's an annoying dependency. For my Linux installs

Re: [Alsa-user] how to make sure internal card is card 0

2016-06-03 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 03 Jun 2016 02:30:16 -0400, cov...@ccs.covici.com wrote: >Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mard...@alice-dsl.net> wrote: > >> On Fri, 27 May 2016 04:58:44 -0400, cov...@ccs.covici.com wrote: >> >I have an alsa.conf, but not alsa-base.conf. >> >> Assumed

Re: [Alsa-user] how to make sure internal card is card 0

2016-05-27 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Hi, write /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf [1] with the content options snd slots=snd_emu10k1 assumed snd_emu10k1 (snd-emu10k1) should be the module for your internal sound card. The Emu card then always will be hw:0 and the USB device always hw:1. Regards, Ralf [1] For my machine USB devices

Re: [Alsa-user] how to make sure internal card is card 0

2016-05-27 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Regarding https://sourceforge.net/p/alsa/mailman/alsa-user/?style=flat neither somebodies reply, nor my reply came through the list, that's why I resend my reply and Cc now. Begin forwarded message: Date: Fri, 27 May 2016 10:16:21 +0200 To: alsa-user@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: Re:

Re: [Alsa-user] Mutiple soundcards

2016-05-31 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 31 May 2016 16:20:27 -0300, José Luis Artuch wrote: >I do not understand what has been the problem ... Perhaps a bad connection. Issues for my motherboard also were caused by a weak CMOS battery, without getting informed about the weak battery. One time I even thought my mobo is

Re: [Alsa-user] how to make sure internal card is card 0

2016-05-27 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 27 May 2016 04:58:44 -0400, cov...@ccs.covici.com wrote: >I have an alsa.conf, but not alsa-base.conf. Assumed the alsa.conf should be located in /etc/modprobe.d/, then add options snd slots=snd_emu10k1 to the bottom of this file. Regards, Ralf

Re: [Alsa-user] Alsa Multitrack Line In

2016-03-10 Thread Ralf Mardorf
Hi, why not using jack with the ALSA backend, together with pulseaudio or without pulseaudio at all, instead of using ALSA directly? http://www.jackaudio.org/ There might be reasons to not use jack, but at least for multi-track recording this IMO is the best and easiest approach. FWIW Ardour

Re: [Alsa-user] combine usb microphones

2016-04-15 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:52:28 + (UTC), joop wrote: >Hi all, > >i have 4 usb microphones connected to my system that i would like to >combine into one virtual 'sound card' with 4 seperate mic channels. > >i've researched this but could not find an answer... > >what would i put in my .asoundrc?

Re: [Alsa-user] Microphone volume on USB soundcard very low, are there any snd_usb_audio options?

2016-08-02 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 2 Aug 2016 10:05:36 +0200, Schmidt, Christian Thorge wrote: >Hello all, > >I have a problem with the microphones volume being way too low >(compared to what the same connector does under macOS) on a USB >"soundcard". I have described the whole ordeal here (with pictures and >system info):

Re: [Alsa-user] Microphone volume on USB soundcard very low, are there any snd_usb_audio options?

2016-08-02 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Tue, 2 Aug 2016 11:38:59 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote: >are you using pulseaudio? My apologies, I missed "The tools I'm using are ALSA only". -- ___ Alsa-user mail

Re: [Alsa-user] config files

2016-07-06 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Wed, 6 Jul 2016 12:13:22 +0200, Kristoffer Gustafsson wrote: >I just sucseeded in what I wanted. hearing my microphone for example. >I didn't think that was possible without latency, but it was! Even a relatively long delay could be inaudible and even if it should be audible for musicians, it

Re: [Alsa-user] usb audio. should this not work?

2016-07-01 Thread Ralf Mardorf
PS: Are you using a desktop environment with a sound server other than jack, but most likely pulseaudio? You might need a tool like   pavucontrol  to make the USB device available. -- Attend Shape: An AT Tech Expo July

Re: [Alsa-user] usb audio. should this not work?

2016-07-01 Thread Ralf Mardorf
On Fri, 1 Jul 2016 12:56:55 +0200, Kristoffer Gustafsson wrote: >The things you said on this list on using mu ysb soundcard didn't work >at all. to use my intel card i created a file called default.conf >and inside that file I type >options snd-hda-intel index=1 >so I tried to replase it with

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