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Old 07-25-2004, 07:49 PM   #1
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Sound too quiet with new card

OK, I've cranked the volume on everything to the maximum in alsamixer, I've turned up my speakers as loud as I can, and it's still only "moderately quiet". When I plug the headphones in to the headphone port of the card, I can't hear anything at all. How do I fix this?
Old 07-25-2004, 08:47 PM   #2
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Have you tried adjusting the OSS mixer?

Try 'aumix'
Old 07-27-2004, 12:21 PM   #3
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Oops... plugging things in to the appropriate output jack helps a lot. *facepalm*
Old 07-27-2004, 01:22 PM   #4
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Ha!! I've got to say this post made me laugh out loud.

Congrats on solving the problem, oot. I had a similar experience once when trying to get my network connection going, and maybe if I had simply noticed that, oh, I don't know, if the CAT-5 cable is actually plugged into the NIC, things might work a little better That little incident caused a lot of desk-kicking, that's for sure. -- J.W.


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