[PC-BSD Testing] No sound in PC BSD

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Fri Aug 27 16:36:00 PDT 2010

On Fri 27/08/10  7:45 PM , Dru Lavigne <drulavigne at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> I can confirm from an IRC session that this is on PC-BSD 8.1 and
> that the problem is not something obvious like muted settings in Kmix
> or a sound card muted by a hardware button. For some reason, igain and
> ogain are missing from mixer and the mixer command won't let us add
> them manually (my usual fix when settings are missing).
> Cheers,
> Dru
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> To: testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2010 19:10:41 -0300
> Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] No sound in PC BSD
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> body.ecxhmmessage {font-size:10pt;font-family:Tahoma;}  Hi there I am
> Running 32 bit PC BSD 
> My tower is a Lenovo with a 2140 1.6 gig processor 
> the output from the mixer command is: Mixer vol      is currently set
> to 100:100
> Mixer pcm      is currently set to  89:89
> Mixer mic      is currently set to  75:75
> the mixer command won't let me add igain or ogain
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Can you send over the output of:

# cat /dev/sndstat

Usually it ends up being that multiple sound devices are found, and its trying to play with the wrong pcm :)

Kris Moore
PC-BSD / iXsystems
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