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Old 08-22-2005, 04:03 PM   #1
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very quiet audio, why?

hey all,
I'm not sure if this is software or not but here goes,
My box does have auio output, if I crank the speakers. I checked KMix all he levels are up and I'm using the alsa drivers, so y is it so quiet? this is on a clean install acouple days ago and every thing else seems to be in working order.
The machine is linux mandrake 10.1, on an athlon 2000+ 256Mb Ti4200(128mg). the sound card is an VT8233 onbaord by VIA and runs snd-via82xx, The alsa driver.
It would be great if sombody could point out what I'm missing
Thanks, Dink
Old 08-22-2005, 06:12 PM   #2
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there are a number of mixer controlls involved

PCM, Wave, Master, and Tone controlls all enter into the mix at least for my card
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yes crank up the pcm control.
Also try ticking in kmix under switches the "tone" .
Also check your balance settings.
Old 08-22-2005, 06:25 PM   #4
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ok thanks for the help,
heres the solution the VIA DXS slider was turned all the way down so I turned it up I was only worring about obvious ones like master volume and PCM.
Thanks again, Dink

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