[Ardour-Users] trouble with retaining microphone connectivity over multiple sessions in Ardou
podeas at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 14:39:41 PDT 2015
I've got it resolved.
You guys nailed it.
It was the ALSA mixer. I pulled up the general mixer under audio
production tools. It was already identifying the VSL sound card from other
configuration changes. I asked it to display all associated controls under
In the resulting display, "Audio Box 22 VSL Clock Selector Swit"
I checked them ON and booted Ardour and it immediately registered the
microphone via the soundcard.
A big thanks to everyone, especially those taking the time to contribute
On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 4:19 PM, Gunter Königsmann <gunter at peterpall.de>
> Then imho it must be some obscure alsa mixer setting that is setup in the
> wrong way in the real system but right in the live one. Had this problem
> once with my internal sound card which might indicate that live ubuntus
> tend to so the alsa mice differently to real ones. After ask jack accesses
> the sound card using alsa but cannot know about every single setting a
> hardware manufacturer or the person coding a driver may think of. But
> alsamixer most probably will.
> In my case I searched for a long time since the microphone mute button was
> labeled wrong. But perhaps the same pin of the same chip can be wired to
> different functions on different systems.
> Kind regards,
> Am 24. Juni 2015 22:01:59 MESZ, schrieb Cameron Metcalf <podeas at gmail.com
>> Hi Ralf,
>> The set-up works one time, EVERY time I re-install Ubuntu studio afresh.
>> Audio works in and out using the software defaults.
>> In other words, I've been able to get it to work 4-5 times, but then the
>> connectivity dies. After a couple days of seeing this take place and
>> reading the resources already mentioned, that's when I contacted the list.
>> It's after a system re-boot, it stops working - which is why people
>> correctly thought it might be the loading sequence of the sound card or the
>> way qjack was finding the sound card.
>> I have run all of this hardware with Win7, but with the presonus native
>> software and it worked consistently. For various reasons, I'd prefer to
>> work in the Linux environment, though.
>> I am positive the problems are not related to USB or microphone cables.
>> On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 3:26 PM, Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
>> > wrote:
>>> On Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:14:49 -0700, Bruno Ruviaro wrote:
>>> >Probably not too helpful, but in any case I can report I have
>>> >experienced a similar "mysterious" problem with a PreSonus VSL 1818 in
>>> For the OP it worked one time. It can't fit exactly to Chris' guess ,
>>> but I anyway would install a Windows for testing purpose, run Windows
>>> and reboot to Linux. You perhaps should test different kernels. Did you
>>> install any upgrades? Take a look at the history, perhaps there is
>>> something audio related, resp. a kernel upgarde and you maybe could
>>> downgrade from the package cache or maybe another kernel still is
>>> in /boot. I've got bad luck with one audio card, all channels show up
>>> as jackd ports, but not all provide an audio signal. However, those
>>> channels never worked on Linux, while they work on FreeBSD and Win XP.
>>> Since the OP's card worked one time, there might be a way to get it
>>> working again. Some times we miss the forest for the trees. I'm a Linux
>>> user and installed FreeBSD and Win XP for testing purpose. It doesn't
>>> harm and those installs could be removed after testing. It still could
>>> be a handling error. It's strange that it worked one time.
>>> Begin forwarded message:
>>> Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:21:57 -0500
>>> From: "Chris Caudle" <chris at chriscaudle.org>
>>> To: ardour-users at lists.ardour.org
>>> Subject: Re: [Ardour-Users] trouble with retaining microphone
>>> connectivity over multiple sessions in Ardou
>>> Is there any chance that the mic preamps require the use of the VSL
>>> software to configure and enable them, and that the Windows driver
>>> stores the last used setting for you, so if you reboot after using
>>> Windows the settings are kept, but when you power down the settings are
>>> Kind of a long shot, but given that the behavior changes between when
>>> you first install and subsequent times you power up your computer it's
>>> worth asking.
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