[PC-BSD Dev] sound volume

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Jun 9 08:27:33 PDT 2009


Can you confirm if this indeed the problem? Sounds like it to me, I know the pcm / master 
stuff can be misleading at times :)


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Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

On Mon, 8 Jun 2009, Andy Pintar wrote:

> What does running 'mixer' tell you from cmdline?
> Typically you'll see a 'master' and a 'pcm'.  In xmms you're probably
> adjusting pcm, whereas the others are adjusting 'master'.  You can adjust
> which volume adjustment amarok et al use, and also which volume level kde
> vol. indicator uses, from what I recall.
>
> On Mon, 8 Jun 2009, dalibor kollar wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> PC-BSD 7.1, KDE4.
>>
>> System volume on 100%. Then I'll run XMMS 1.2.11 installed from ports where I'll set volume to 10%. I'll close it afterwards.
>>
>> KDE volume indicator shows still 100%, volume in amarok or kaffeine or any other media player is set to 100% as well but real noise level is only 10% set in xmms. When I'll start
>> XMMS again and set volume to 100% and close it, everything is fine again.
>>
>> I have souncard integrated on MB Asus K8V-X SE.
>>
>> I'm using FreeBSD audio driver (newpcm: 32bit 2007061600/i386)
>> Installed devices:
>> pcm0: <VIA VT8237. at io 0xb400 irq 22 kld snd_via8233 [MPSAFE](5p:4v/1r:4v channels duplex default)
>>
>> -----------
>>
>> dalibor kollar
>>
>>
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