Low volume sound on Dell Precision 530 (snd_ich)

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Mon Sep 27 23:47:31 PDT 2004

On Tue, 28 Sep 2004 15:37, Jan Mikkelsen wrote:
> Only "mixer ogain" and "mixer pcm" change the actual volume on this
> machine. "mixer cd" does affect CD playback volume, but I need to increase
> ogain from the default 50:50 to get an acceptable volume.
> "mixer vol" has no effect;  the actual volume stays constant as I change
> the volume from 0 to 100.  This seems like a bug, but perhaps I'm missing
> something.

I think it depends on how your laptop is wired up.

In mine vol controls the speaker volume, but ogain controls headphone volume.

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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