Re: volume control
On 27 Jul 2000, Gary Hennigan wrote:
> Do they work as root? Make sure you have the mixer device(s) in
> /dev. I don't have a Debian system handy with working sound, but my
> laptop (sans sound) has /dev/mixer and /dev/mixer1.
> If they work as root then it's just a permission problem.
> May be a long shot but it's worth a look.
It wasn't a long shot at all. That worked!
I had no idea that there was a separate mixer device. chmod 666
/dev/mixer fixed the problem.
Too bad the apps didn't complain about a permissions problem...
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