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Old 03-12-2005, 11:42 AM   #1
Registered: Mar 2004
Distribution: Ubuntu Feisty
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alsamixer invalid argument

revenant@debian:~/rp-pppoe-3.5$ sudo alsamixer

alsamixer: function snd_ctl_open failed for default: Invalid argument
revenant@debian:~/rp-pppoe-3.5$ su
debian:/home/revenant/rp-pppoe-3.5# modinfo soundcore
filename:       /lib/modules/2.6.8-10-amd64-k8/kernel/sound/soundcore.ko
alias:          char-major-14-*
license:        GPL
author:         Alan Cox
description:    Core sound module
vermagic:       2.6.8-10-amd64-k8 gcc-3.4
debian:/home/revenant/rp-pppoe-3.5# lspci|grep audio
0000:00:0a.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs SB Live! EMU10k1 (rev 07)
debian:/home/revenant/rp-pppoe-3.5# lsmod|grep snd
snd_emu10k1            90088  0
snd_rawmidi            26532  1 snd_emu10k1
snd_pcm_oss            56680  0
snd_mixer_oss          19520  1 snd_pcm_oss
snd_pcm               100876  2 snd_emu10k1,snd_pcm_oss
snd_timer              24904  1 snd_pcm
snd_seq_device          9164  2 snd_emu10k1,snd_rawmidi
snd_ac97_codec         73220  1 snd_emu10k1
snd_page_alloc         12944  2 snd_emu10k1,snd_pcm
snd_util_mem            5440  1 snd_emu10k1
snd_hwdep              10440  1 snd_emu10k1
snd                    56936  10 snd_emu10k1,snd_rawmidi,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_timer,snd_seq_device,snd_ac97_codec,snd_util_mem,snd_hwdep
soundcore              11232  1 snd
Any idea why?
Old 03-12-2005, 02:34 PM   #2
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do you have something strange in your ~/.asoundrc ? (i think using sudo that's user home not root home ?)
or have you altered the alsa.conf thingy ?


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