[alsa-devel] 5.1 surround on 3 jacks (retasking)

David Henningsson david.henningsson at canonical.com
Sat Aug 28 16:55:33 CEST 2010

2010-08-28 16:11, Keith Chew skrev:
>> And 6 channels is now working perfectly. I have also tried the early
>> patch method, and that works too!
>> Thanks again for all your help.
> Hi David
> Just a quick follow up on this. I have found the volume on the output
> jacks to be quite soft. 100% (master, front, clfe, surround) volume in
> alsamixer gives the same volume as 60% percent using a soundblaster
> card (driver CA0106). Is it a known issue with realtek ALC888 hardware
> that the output volume is generally lower? Or perhaps there is some
> "gain" setting I can use for the pin config?

Answering as a layman - make sure there are no other volume controls you
need turn up. There is also the -10 dBv <=> +4 dBu difference, could be
that your old card had the other voltage reference. Other than that, I
don't know.

David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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