[alsa-devel] External sound card issue
tiwai at suse.de
Mon Jan 27 09:56:58 CET 2014
At Sun, 26 Jan 2014 11:45:45 -0800 (PST),
Ionica Bizau wrote:
> I will try them. Is this a bug in the hardware device or in the Linux driver?
It's a hardware bug.
> If this is in the Linux driver, can this be fixed?
We have tons of workarounds in the driver for such broken devices.
This will be just yet another one.
> On Sunday, January 26, 2014 8:01 PM, Clemens Ladisch <clemens at ladisch.de> wrote:
> Ionica Bizau wrote:
> > $ amixer -c1 cget name='PCM Capture Source'
> > numid=7,iface=MIXER,name='PCM Capture Source'
> > ; type=ENUMERATED,access=rw------,values=1,items=2
> > ; Item #0 'Unit 22'
> > ; Item #1 'Unit 22'
> > amixer: Control hw:1 element read error: Broken pipe
> The device's firmware does not allow reading this mixer control for some
> reason; this is probably a bug.
> Please try the following commands:
> rmmod snd-usb-audio
> modprobe snd-usb-audio ignore_ctl_error=1
> This makes the driver ignore errors, but cannot prevent the errors from
> happening in the first place. Please check if you get the desired
> effect when you write this control.
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