oss instead of alsa. would this be simpler?

Joel Roth joelz at pobox.com
Sun Jul 3 18:49:04 UTC 2016

Hi Kristoffer,

OSS is still around. I'm not sure you exhausted all the
possibilities to get your USB headset to work under ALSA.
Did you write them up?

cat /proc/asound/cards will give you some helpful

alsamixer with the -c option for your USB card may help.
There are a headphone level and mute controls. It is
curses-based so I don't know how accessible that is for

amixer is terminal based, and has all the same controls,
although there are so many parameters that it can be confusing.

Can't give any ideas about alsaconf, as it's not on my



Kristoffer Gustafsson wrote:
> Hi.
> I've tried a very long time to get alsa use my usb headset.
> Do you Think that I can do this if i remove alsa and install open sound system?
> This is hard. it was easier Before. just use alsaconf, and then I
> could use what I wanted. I got two cards. intel and creative at that
> time.
> /Kristoffer
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