[linux-audio-user] persistent emu10k1 capture channels problem
arnold at roederberg.dyndns.org
Tue Feb 8 04:16:13 EST 2005
On Tuesday 08 February 2005 02:12, Shayne O'Connor wrote:
> Lee Revell wrote:
> >Probably you have the "EFX Voices Mask" control set to only capture two
> >channels, which was the previous default. With a new ALSA the hw:0,2
> >device captures 16 channels by default. But, if your old mixer state is
> >getting restored every time you install the new ALSA, then it's possible
> >the change would not take effect.
> >Try removing your asound.state (it should be in /etc or maybe somewere
> >under /var), then installing the new ALSA modules. Also version 008 is
> >not recommended because there are serious bugs.
> I did this (even though my asound.state file should have had the proper
> setting I think), but still no cigar ...
You don't need to delete your asound.state. Just edit it with your favourite
editor and check where the settings of EFX Voices Mask are. You can find them
easily as this has ca. 32 lines with true or false (mostly false before your
editing). Change all these into true and voila!
One thing to remember: While editing this file, alsa shouldn't be loaded...
Perhaps this helps...
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