Originally Posted by 62chevy
Maybe and that's a big maybe. Try running ' alsactl init ' first then check the mixer again.
Found hardware: "ICH" "SigmaTel STAC9700,83,84" "AC97a:83847600" "0x8086" "0x0000"
This seemed to fix it how strange. Looks like I have to type that in after each reboot. Is there a way to add that to the start up?