Volume control in mplayer resetting 50% when starting /
stopping video clips
arundel at freebsd.org
Fri Sep 30 07:30:40 UTC 2011
On Thu Sep 29 11, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> > try 'sysctl hw.snd.vpc_autoreset=0'.
> On one of my home machines, I have mixer pcm & vol set to 100% :
> [olivares at tricorehome /usr/home/olivares]$ mixer
> Mixer vol is currently set to 100:100
> Mixer pcm is currently set to 100:100
> Mixer line is currently set to 75:75
> Mixer mic is currently set to 0:0
> Mixer rec is currently set to 81:81
> Mixer igain is currently set to 0:0
> Mixer ogain is currently set to 50:50
> Mixer monitor is currently set to 75:75
> Recording source: mic
> in /boot/device.hints
> But when I play with mplayer, the pcm setting is at 48%
> I then increase the sound level by using the (*) key to increase it
> and the (/) key to lower it. I had reason to believe that once I
> would set up the sound using /boot/device.hints, it would be (set in
> stone) forever, but on starting up the system, mplayer puts it back at
> Will the systcl hw.snd.vpc autoreset=0 command cure this illness as well?
> If it does, do I add it to /boot/device.hints? and it is a done deal!
> or no deal! :(
> I have always wanted to ask but was not sure it it was freebsd or
> mplayer's configuration.
try the following:
echo "hw.snd.vpc_autoreset=0" >> /etc/sysctl.conf
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