[USB-Audio - Xonar SoundCard, playback] No sound at all

Bug #1843015 reported by Ilkka Prusi
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alsa-driver (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

After some testing, aplay -D hw:2,2 samplename works but there seems to be no way to set that in gnome or for other applications?

cat /proc/asound/devices
  1: : sequencer
  2: [ 2- 0]: digital audio playback
  3: [ 2- 0]: digital audio capture
  4: [ 2- 1]: digital audio playback
  5: [ 2- 1]: digital audio capture
  6: [ 2- 2]: digital audio playback
  7: [ 2- 3]: digital audio playback
  8: [ 2] : control
  9: [ 0- 3]: digital audio playback
 10: [ 0- 7]: digital audio playback
 11: [ 0- 8]: digital audio playback
 12: [ 0- 9]: digital audio playback
 13: [ 0-10]: digital audio playback
 14: [ 0-11]: digital audio playback
 15: [ 0- 0]: hardware dependent
 16: [ 0] : control
 17: [ 1- 0]: digital audio playback
 18: [ 1- 0]: digital audio capture
 19: [ 1- 1]: digital audio playback
 20: [ 1- 2]: digital audio capture
 21: [ 1- 0]: hardware dependent
 22: [ 1] : control
 33: : timer

Further, there is period of no sound at all from optical output when starting to play sample.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 19.04
Package: alsa-base 1.0.25+dfsg-0ubuntu5
Uname: Linux 5.2.11 x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.10-0ubuntu27.1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Fri Sep 6 10:33:58 2019
InstallationDate: Installed on 2019-08-10 (26 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" - Release amd64 (20181017.3)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: alsa-driver
Symptom: audio
Symptom_AlsaPlaybackTest: ALSA playback test through plughw:SoundCard failed
Symptom_Card: Xonar SoundCard - Xonar SoundCard
Symptom_Type: No sound at all
Title: [USB-Audio - Xonar SoundCard, playback] No sound at all
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to disco on 2019-08-10 (26 days ago)
dmi.bios.date: 07/29/2019
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 1804
dmi.board.asset.tag: Default string
dmi.board.name: TUF B450-PLUS GAMING
dmi.board.vendor: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
dmi.board.version: Rev X.0x
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: Default string
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Default string
dmi.chassis.version: Default string
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr1804:bd07/29/2019:svnSystemmanufacturer:pnSystemProductName:pvrSystemVersion:rvnASUSTeKCOMPUTERINC.:rnTUFB450-PLUSGAMING:rvrRevX.0x:cvnDefaultstring:ct3:cvrDefaultstring:
dmi.product.family: To be filled by O.E.M.
dmi.product.name: System Product Name
dmi.product.sku: SKU
dmi.product.version: System Version
dmi.sys.vendor: System manufacturer

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Ilkka Prusi (kazereal) wrote :
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Ilkka Prusi (kazereal) wrote :

So, in short, even though Gnome panel allows setting the device, it does not allow handling correct /output/ when there are multiple choices? E.g. only optical connected to receiver instead of analog.

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Ilkka Prusi (kazereal) wrote :

After some googling, this is already known bug in pulseaudio?

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Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Thank you for reporting this bug to Ubuntu.
Ubuntu 19.04 (disco) reached end-of-life on January 23, 2020.

See this document for currently supported Ubuntu releases:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases

We appreciate that this bug may be old and you might not be interested in discussing it any more. But if you are then please upgrade to the latest Ubuntu version and re-test. If you then find the bug is still present in the newer Ubuntu version, please add a comment here telling us which new version it is in and change the bug status to Confirmed.

Changed in alsa-driver (Ubuntu):
status: New → Won't Fix
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