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Re: Re: KMix panel shows capture instead of playback

From: deloptes <deloptes@...>
Date: Sat, 24 Dec 2016 12:37:21 +0100
Ló Béla wrote:

>> Can you do a proper screenshot please? I enjoy the tiger, but it is not
>> the subject of the question.
> 
> What exactlty you would like to see? My problem is shown on the picture,
> the KMix panel shows the wrong PCM channel: capture instead of playback.
> 

The screenshot is only partially visible. There is no master channel. It
reports as Audigy2, so quite messy

>> To me it looks like false mapping. Perhaps you must provide the correct
>> model setting to your audio driver if it is supported  >
>> Identify your card here
>> http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Matrix:Vendor-Creative_Labs
>> and write back with exact model. The one you cited (SB Audigy Rx) is not
>> in the list.
> 
> I have this exact card:
> https://ipon.hu/webshop/product/creative_sound_blaster_audigy_rx/530747
>  
>> You can get the model by lspci | grep Audio if it is pci card or better
>> cat /proc/asound/cards
> root@Csabi:~# lspci | grep Audio
> 01:00.1 Audio device: NVIDIA Corporation GK208 HDMI/DP Audio Controller
> (rev a1)
> 
> The SB card does not appear like this. I do not use this at all and it
> does not appears if i hit F6 in alsamixer.
> 
> root@Csabi:~# lspci | grep audio
> 06:00.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs SB0400 Audigy2 Value
> 
> With small "a" the SB card appears but my card is not an Audigy 2.
> 
> root@Csabi:~# cat /proc/asound/cards
>  0 [Audigy2        ]: Audigy2 - SB Audigy 2 Value [Unknown]
>                       SB Audigy 2 Value [Unknown] (rev.0,
>                       serial:0x10241102) at 0xaf00, irq 18
> 
> ALSA does not recognize the Rx card?
>> From the screenshot I assume you have: Sound Blaster Audigy2 ZS Value, so
>> perhaps this here helps:
>> http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Matrix:Module-emu10k1
> 
> I don&#39;t understand. How this helps me, there is no information in this
> article about the Audigy Rx false recognition as Audigy 2. The soundcoure
> module is exists at my machine.
>  

If there is no information, as this is the alsa project page, it would mean
it is probably not supported. So why would someone in TDE be able to help
you. You better ask for help in the ALSA project/user list.

> However a quick search shows that other people has this problem too:

I would bet they have

> https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=199401But i have no problem
> with the sound or the MIDI, everything works fine, it&#39;s just an
> erroneous channel show in KMix. This article says it needs additional
> firmware:
>
http://www.linux-hardware-guide.com/in/2014-08-26-creative-sound-blaster-audigy-rx-sb1550-7-1-sound-sound-card-pcieShould
> i install the Rx firmware? I installed alsa-firmware-loaders, but i have
> no firmware to the Rx. - TCH

Yes install the firmware and go to the ALSA people looking for further help. 

regards