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Re: [opensuse] Sound Level Much Too Low
  • From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 06 Jan 2007 02:26:15 -0500
  • Message-id: <459F4F17.2040007@xxxxxx>
On 2007/01/06 17:39 (GMT+1100) Basil Chupin apparently typed:

> Felix Miata wrote:

>> On 2007/01/06 00:04 (GMT-0500) Charles philip Chan apparently typed:

>>> On 5 Jan 2007, mrmazda@xxxxxx wrote:

>>>> 10.2 sound is about 10% (at most) of the volume level of XP, and has a
>>>> loud hum if I turn the volume up enough to actually hear anything.

>>> Check your PCM volume.

>> Thanks. That was around 60-66%. I turned it all the way up. That made a
>> big improvement. After also turning everything else up all the way, I
>> have to guess the output level and quality are now up to about 1/3 of
>> XP. I give a grade of B+ to XP, D to SUSE. Is there anything else to
>> dial it up more?

> Do you have alsamixergui installed?

I do now. :-)

> If not then do so, run it and make
> sure that LINE is activated (ie, click on it, bottom, and after it turns
> grey use the up-arrow to increase the level). Might as well check all
> the other levels while you have the mixer opened.

Changing Line had no effect, but Head.. (3rd from left) did. Both Head..
and PCM need to be at or near the top. Now the difference between Linux
& XP isn't enough to fuss about. Problem solved. :-)
--
"I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full."
John 10:10 NIV

Team OS/2 ** Reg. Linux User #211409

Felix Miata *** http://mrmazda.no-ip.com/
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