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Re: sound in new powerbooks

On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 13:05 +0000, Jochen Voss wrote:
> Hello Jonathan,
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 01:52:36PM +0100, Chocron J. wrote:
> > Nope, however, the card seems to be detected correctly, and the
> > /dev/ entries get created, my guess is this is an API thing, I think
> > we can't unmute it...
> yes, I suspect something similar.  If I try to play a sound it even
> takes the appropriate time to do so, so maybe the data is actually
> moved to the hardware and only inaudible due to some hidden mute button.
> All the best,
> Jochen

Have you tried taking a look at alsamixer? With my Powerbook 12", I had
to use alsamixer to unmute some things (can't remember off the top of my
head) and then used alsactl to store those settings so that they were
remembered on next boot.


Wee-Jin Goh (Philip)
Department of Computing
School of Technology
Oxford Brookes University
Wheatley Campus
Oxford, OX33 1HX
United Kingdom
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