[alsa-devel] Problems running "amixer"

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Wed Jul 7 15:20:13 CEST 2010

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Adish Kuvelker wrote:
> I don't have this file ".asoundrc" in my ramdisk. Do I need this?


>>>> ALSA lib control.c:910:(snd_ctl_open_noupdate) Invalid CTL default

I just tried without alsa.conf, and alsa-lib then outputs an additional
error message in this case; so this is not your problem.

Can you try "strace amixer"?


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