[LAU] zoom h4 not visible/available

drew Roberts zotz at 100jamz.com
Wed Aug 20 18:24:32 EDT 2008

On Wednesday 20 August 2008 17:42:07 Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> Antoni Beksiak hat gesagt: // Antoni Beksiak wrote:
> > i'm trying to use zoom h4 as an audio interface on linux
> > (linpus on acer aspire one). i read here and there that once it is
> > connected (and proper option is chosen on the zoom itself), it should
> > show up as a device. unfortunately it's not the case, it is not available
> > neither as a device in qjackctl nor in audacity. also "aplay -l" doesn't
> > show anything more than the built-in sound chip.
> I think, the Zoom is a USB-audio device, so make sure you have
> snd-usb-audio loaded: check with "lsmod | grep snd-usb-audio". 

it is snd_usb_audio here.

> If it's 
> not loaded, load it with "modprobe snd-usb-audio" and use whatever tool
> your distribution provides to load it automatically.
> After loading, unplug and replug the device and watch /var/log/messages
> and do some "cat /proc/asound/cards"
> Ciao

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