[alsa-devel] Using aplay and arecord on an ARM

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Wed Jun 20 12:01:12 CEST 2007

At Tue, 19 Jun 2007 16:31:31 -0400,
Lee Revell wrote:
> On 6/19/07, Paul Kavan <pkavan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > it should not be looking in this directory, but rather in
> > "usr/share/alsa/alsa.conf". Might be why it cannot find the alsa.conf
> I struggled with the exact same problem about a year ago, I don't
> remember the solution but it's in the list archives.

The problem is likely you pass --prefix=$MYROOT/usr or so.
The prefix option should be unchanged.

Anyway, alsa-lib-1.0.14a has extra configure options,
--with-configdir and --with-plugindir, with which you can specify the
exact paths, independent from $prefix.


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