[alsa-devel] aplay appication failed to open the alsa device

Clemens Ladisch cladisch at fastmail.net
Wed Oct 24 08:24:07 CEST 2007

Tharmarajan G wrote:
> 	I have built the kernel image with ALSA audio support and the
> applications aplay and arecord for playing and recording audio data
> using ALSA api.
> 	I have got the alsa related entries in the /proc filesystem . But when
> playing the aplay, it failed to open the device.
> [root at SIRIUS /flash2]#./aplay /usr/local/Songs/AjRaj-Anthimanthirai-Theme4.mp3
> ALSA lib pcm.c:2144:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM default

Apparently, alsa-lib's .conf files are not installed in /usr/share/alsa/.


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