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I have a USB sound interface that I can't quite get working. The device INPUT shows up in the system settings, but no output is available.

I have been wrestling with this thing for 2 months and have been able to uncover LITTLE. Any advice would be helpful.


Ubuntu 12.04 64bit M-Audio Fast Track MKII

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if you open sound preferences > hardware the device does not show up? what's the output of lsusb? – 5chdn Jan 27 '13 at 17:23
Yes... I can see the input device, just no output device. lsusb shows the device as well. Bus 008 Device 002: ID 0763:2024 Midiman M-Audio Fast Track MKII – aserwin Jan 27 '13 at 17:52
Further note - If I unplug the interface and plug it back in, I can see the output device in the system settings, but I still can't get sound. Makes me believe that something in the start up is not initializing the device. Any suggestions? – aserwin Jan 27 '13 at 19:28

This is really lame, guys. The problem was that I was plugged into a USB 1.1 in stead of a USB 2.0 connection. After making that correction and about 2 hours of fighting (violently) with Jackd, I am up and running!

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