[MPlayer-users] gmplayer error: "alsa-control: unable to find simple control..."

August Karlstrom fusionfive at comhem.se
Tue Aug 1 21:01:44 CEST 2006

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> On Tuesday, 01 August 2006 at 20:11, August Karlstrom wrote:
>> When I try to play any file with gmplayer, an error dialogue saying:
>>    alsa-control: unable to find simple control 'PCM',0
>> starts flashing. The non-gui version of MPlayer works fine.
>> I run the latest Ubuntu GNU/Linux and the version of MPlayer is
>>    MPlayer 2:0.99+1.0pre7try2+cvs20060117-0ubuntu8
>> My sound card is an M-Audio Audiophile 2496.
>> Any ideas?
> Yes, your card's mixer in ALSA doesn't have a 'PCM' channel.

OK, so what do you suggest?


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