volume problems with snd_via8233

dgmm freebsd01 at dgmm.net
Sat May 14 10:50:26 PDT 2005

On Saturday 14 May 2005 11:14, vaida bogdan wrote:
> Hi, I've bought a new computer with an ASRock K7Upgrade-880
> motherboard with 5.1 channels AC'97 Audio (quoting from install guide
> and I have a problem with sound on Freebsd 5.4 with snd_via8233.
> After I load the module, the sound volume is set to max and even
> though I can lower the sound bar (xmms) or lower the volume in mplayer
> the volume doesn't change. I can only change it from my audio boxes.
> I think it could be a module problem because it works ok in windows.
> # cat /dev/sndstat
> FreeBSD Audio Driver (newpcm)
> Installed devices:
> pcm0: <VIA VT8237> at io 0xd000 irq 22 kld snd_via8233 (5p/1r/0v
> channels duplex default)

Same here with this...

%cat /dev/sndstat
FreeBSD Audio Driver (newpcm)
Installed devices:
pcm0: <Intel ICH4 (82801DB)> at io 0xe000, 0xdc00 irq 17 bufsz 16384  
(1p/1r/0vchannels duplex default)

Sound is either off (min. vol setting) or full (anything other than min. vol. 


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