Low volume sound on Dell Precision 530 (snd_ich)
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Mon Sep 27 10:39:04 PDT 2004
In message: <20040927163418.GA55588 at slipgate.org>
Ryan Freeman <ryan at slipgate.org> writes:
: On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 10:10:16AM -0600, M. Warner Losh wrote:
: > In message: <200409271724.33417.doconnor at gsoft.com.au>
: > "Daniel O'Connor" <doconnor at gsoft.com.au> writes:
: > : Try fiddling with the mixer settings?
: > :
: > : eg..
: > : mixer pcm 100
: > : mixer ogain 100
: > : mixer vol 100
: > When I try these with my Sony, I get it loud, but distorted. I just
: > assumed that this was due to wimpy amps in ich sound parts.
: try setting the pcm and ogain to about 80 or so. with my sblive, if i turn
: the pcm up all the way, it gets distorted. about 80% is fine. never used ogain
: myself but maybe it applies for you? oh and the master volume doesn't distort
: for me so i let it slide from 0 to 100 depending on what i'm listening to ;)
Trouble is that I need both pcm and vol at 100 to get the loudness
that I want :-)
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