How can i create virtual devices? Shouldn't i use plugins?

On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 11:22 AM, Clemens Ladisch <> wrote:
Burak METÄ°N wrote:
> If possible, I want to change the sound card's name appearing in alsamixer.

PCM devices and Control devices are different types of devices.

You created a PCM device, but alsamixer shows a control device.

While it is possible to create virtual control devices, there is
no useful mechanism to do this in .asoundrc.