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Re: Sound in Stretch [SOLVED]




For screen reader users with only usb sound available, this is a show
stopper.

On Thu, 13 Sep 2018, Joe wrote:

> Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 06:34:23
> From: Joe <joe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: debian-user@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Sound in Stretch [SOLVED]
> Resent-Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:34:40 +0000 (UTC)
> Resent-From: debian-user@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
> On Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:12:33 +0100
> Joe <joe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > On Thu, 13 Sep 2018 08:36:20 +0200
> > deloptes <deloptes@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
>
> > >  Then I looked
> > > at /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf file. I noticed the following at
> > > end of file.
> > >
> > >     # Keep snd-usb-audio from beeing loaded as first soundcard
> > >     options snd-usb-audio index=-2
>
> I would guess that this is also a default somewhere else, maybe
> hardcoded, because I don't have it but do have the problem.
>
> > >
> > > I just caught the culprit. Basically these external USB sound
> > > adapters are used as secondary audio device, the above setting
> > > prohibits USB sound adapter being set as default device. In my case,
> > > it is a primary audio device, so I set it?s index as 0 as shown
> > > below.
> > >
> > >     # Keep snd-usb-audio from beeing loaded as first soundcard
> > >     options snd-usb-audio index=0
>
> >
> > Well done, thank you for your time and effort.
>
> OK, nothing in /etc/modprobe.d (this was a clean minimal installation)
> so I made a file, put in that line and rebooted.
>
> All OK now, speaker-test and alsamixer are working, I'll get around to
> loading my sound player software when I have more time. Thank you again.
>
> I presume this is a minor bug, a USB card really should not be forced
> not to be card 0 if there is no other candidate.
>
>

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