[alsa-devel] wrong decibel data?

Raymond Yau superquad.vortex2 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 6 03:46:14 CEST 2010

2010/4/3 Nicolo' Chieffo <nicolo.chieffo at gmail.com>

> Hello, I have a laptop with an intel hda audio chipset (STAC92xx)
> My problem is that when I put pulseaudio volume to 14% (or less) I
> can't hear any audio coming from speakers or headphones: in fact the
> alsamixer volume is set to 0%
> I already filed a bug to pulseaudio [1] in which the developers say
> that this is a common problem which is usually caused by the ALSA
> audio driver which reports a wrong decibel value.
> [1] http://pulseaudio.org/ticket/580
please provide the output of "amixer -D pulse" when you set the volume
control of alsamixer to (-3dB , -6dB , -12 dB , -24 dB and -48dB ) using
"alsamixer -c 0"

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