ALSA: unable to open pcm device

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Post Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:48 am

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I am trying to familiarize myself with Zyn Fusion on a Linux box with ALSA only (no Jack), but Zyn apparently doesn't recognize my sound card:

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Starting Audio: ALSA
unable to open pcm device: No such file or directory
ERROR: The default audio output failed to open!
Changing sample rate didn't fix anything, and I can't find other options to tweak or debug this issue.

Other synths and MIDI tools are working fine.

My .asoundrc contains the following lines:

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defaults.ctl.!card "PCH";
defaults.pcm.!card "PCH";
Understanding audio configuration is really hard for me (that's why I am not running Jack), but I will gladly provide any further info.

Anyone knows how to proceed?

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