I also found a post from Luke Yelavich at audioslack.com who says:
Quoting Christoph Eckert :
> Anyone ever run the maya 44 ?
"If you are referring to the Maya 44 USB, this device works well as of=20
alsa driver version 1.0.7. I have one of these, and helped in getting it=20
I myself use ALSA ver 1.0.10rc3 so this shouldn't be a problem.