[ardour-users] -s- Re: Jack Control Problem

Stefan Olsson stefan at soloenterprises.us
Tue Sep 26 13:03:15 PDT 2006

Andrew Johnston wrote:
> alsaconf is definitely included in alsa-utils.  You have to be root to 
> run alsaconf?  Maybe that's the problem?
> Andy

Hi Andy,
Thanks for the reply! While googling for an answer, I've found 
references stating that alsaconf is not included with Ubuntu. What is 
the best way to configure ALSA without the use of alsaconf? Does the 
following provide any useful info...?

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solo at fenris:~$ /bin/su
root at fenris:/home/solo# apt-get install alsa-utils
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
alsa-utils is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
root at fenris:/home/solo# alsaconf
bash: alsaconf: command not found
root at fenris:/home/solo# dpkg -l 'alsa*'
| Status=Not/Installed/Config-files/Unpacked/Failed-config/Half-installed
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: 
||/ Name             Version          Description
un  alsa             <none>           (no description available)
ii  alsa-base        1.0.10-4ubuntu4  ALSA driver configuration files
ii  alsa-oss         1.0.10-1         ALSA wrapper for OSS applications
ii  alsa-tools-gui   1.0.10-1ubuntu1  GUI based ALSA utilities for 
specific hardware
ii  alsa-utils       1.0.10-1ubuntu14 ALSA utilities
un  alsa-xmms        <none>           (no description available)
ii  alsamixergui     0.9.0rc2-1-9     graphical soundcard mixer for ALSA 
soundcard dri
un  alsaplayer       <none>           (no description available)
un  alsaplayer-alsa  <none>           (no description available)
ii  alsaplayer-commo 0.99.76-7ubuntu2 PCM player designed for ALSA 
(common files)
un  alsaplayer-esd   <none>           (no description available)
ii  alsaplayer-gtk   0.99.76-7ubuntu2 PCM player designed for ALSA (GTK 
un  alsaplayer-inter <none>           (no description available)
ii  alsaplayer-jack  0.99.76-7ubuntu2 PCM player designed for ALSA (JACK 
output module
un  alsaplayer-oss   <none>           (no description available)
un  alsaplayer-outpu <none>           (no description available)
un  alsaplayer-text  <none>           (no description available)
root at fenris:/home/solo# lsmod | grep ice1712
snd_ice1712            65252  5
snd_ice17xx_ak4xxx      4480  1 snd_ice1712
snd_ak4xxx_adda         6528  2 snd_ice1712,snd_ice17xx_ak4xxx
snd_cs8427              9984  1 snd_ice1712
snd_ac97_codec         93216  1 snd_ice1712
snd_pcm                89864  4 snd_ice1712,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_oss
snd_i2c                 5632  2 snd_ice1712,snd_cs8427
snd_mpu401_uart         7808  1 snd_ice1712
snd                    55268  18 
root at fenris:/home/solo# cat /proc/asound/cards
0 [DSP24          ]: ICE1712 - Hoontech SoundTrack Audio DSP24
                      Hoontech SoundTrack Audio DSP24 at 0xa800, irq 193
root at fenris:/home/solo#

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Thanks again,

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