[alsa-devel] Why does `aplay -L' not show PCM's defined in ~/.asoundrc ?

Gabriel M. Beddingfield gabrbedd at gmail.com
Sun Dec 1 20:45:10 CET 2013

Hi guys,

Why does `aplay -L' not list PCM's that are defined in ~/.asoundrc (i.e. 
PCM's implemented by plugins)?

How do you get a listing that includes these?

I was helping a user today who needed to set up a device using the 
`multi' plugin -- and the fact that the new virtual pcm device didn't 
show up in any standard listing made things very confusing.


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