[PC-BSD Support] Sound settings aren't saved after reboot.

Johann Hugo jhugo at meraka.csir.co.za
Sun Feb 17 22:37:58 PST 2013

Mine also defaults to the last pcm device it detects. 

You can try to add this in /etc/sysctl.conf


On Friday 15 February 2013 23:40:30 Ted Hatfield wrote:
> I've just recenetly installed PC-BSD on my home machine and I am very 
> impressed with the Isotope Edition.
> I've run into a problem that I hope someone can help me with.
> FreeBSD detects 4 different pcm devices.
> pcm0: <Realtek ALC888 (Analog 7.1/2.0)> at nid 20,22,21,23 and 25,26,24 on 
> pcm1: <Realtek ALC888 (Front Analog Headphones)> at nid 27 on hdaa0
> pcm2: <Realtek ALC888 (Rear Digital)> at nid 30 and 31 on hdaa0
> pcm3: <NVIDIA MCP78 (Digital)> at nid 5 on hdaa1
> Once the machine is booted into kde, the default is pcm3.  I load the 
> sound configuration in the control panel and change the default to use 
> pcm0.
> However if I shutdown the machine and reboot it changes the default back 
> to pcm3.
> Can someone enlighten me as to the specifics of where it's setting this at 
> and how to track down what's resetting that parameter.
> Thanks,
> Ted Hatfield
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