Re: Getting sound working
On 28/10/2011 01:09, Harry Putnam wrote:
Run a mixer (e.g., alsamixer) and check to make sure nothing's muted
and that the volumes are set to reasonable levels.
Egad, that was it, alsamixer showed the volume being really low.
OK now I've got sound and happily listing to wbez
One thing I don't see is a way to increase/decrease sound in the
Only seems possible to increase/decrease both at once.
in the attached screen grab, starting from the left. 1 and 3 are the
only columns that have any effect and either of those turns both
speakers up/down together.
Using F6 allows one to pick the sound card...`default' shows only one
column and `Intel ICH5' (as in the screen shot) shows several columns
but only the two mentioned above actually seem to do anything.
Fortunately my speakers each have there own amp and consequent volume
setting. But shouldn't I be able to adjust that kind of stuff in the
IMHO alsamixer your friend in many on-board-sound-cards weirdness issues.
From alsamixer help (press H in alsasmixer to get all other keyboard
Q W E Increase left/both/right volumes
Z X C Decrease left/both/right volumes
You can only set left/right volume if the soundcard supports it for that
channel. This usually doesn't work e.g. for master, it usually does for
PCM. You can easily test out which channels support stereo with the