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Re: Fedora 11 nerfed my mixer



On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 22:50, Lennart Poettering <mzerqung 0pointer de> wrote:
> On Thu, 23.04.09 22:25, Andreas Thienemann (andreas bawue net) wrote:
>
> Heya,
>
>> Windows sound was fine, right volume et all. Volume knob at the speakers
>> was at 50% and the software mixer at 75%.
>>
>> Now booting to Linux, sound is barely audible. Turning up the volume to
>> 100% in the mixer and turning the speakers to full was barely enough to
>> understand the music.
>>
>> Using an alsa mixer to turn up the PCM volume to 100% somewhat fixed that.
>>
>> But turning to an alsamixer to work around a problem with the current
>> pamixer can't be a long term solution.
>>
>> What is the long term way? And no, I don't care for F11. Releases are
>> overrated anyway.
>
> Firstly the alsa mixer init database should have set up your system
> correctly. The database is incomplete unfortunately since most people
> don't send in a patch for the db after they fixed those settings
> manually. After running alsamixer -c0 alsa will remember and hence
> they never get annoyed by that anymore so they don't remember to post
> this anymore.

Are you saying that I should open a bug saying something like « on
Fedora 11, audio was barely audible. I run alsamixer and set all
channels to the max, now it's a little better » ?

Is so, I'll happily go and open one right now :)


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Mathieu Bridon (bochecha)


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