[linux-audio-user] Re: Problems with Novation Speedio

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Wed Nov 23 12:28:19 EST 2005

Peter Clarke wrote:
> > Does "aplay something.wav" work?
> Running in XMMS (the GUI part), I can select the ALSA driver as the output
> plugin, then select "Speedio: USB Audio (hw:1,0)" for output.

This is an XMMS bug; the "hw" devices are for direct hardware access.

> If I run aplay somefile.wav, with no other parameters, it
> plays fine through the regular soundcard.  But if I try
> aplay -Dhw:1,0 somefile.wav, I get an error: "Sample format
> non [sic] available".

To automatically convert the sample format, use "plughw:1".


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