[mythtv-users] Help with nforce2 sound?

Mark Wormgoor mark at wormgoor.com
Thu Dec 2 09:57:37 UTC 2004


> Okay, I'm definitely scratching my head on this one...
> I recently got a new Chaintech 7NIF2 mobo w/nForce2 (MCP) sound.
> Everything's good, except no matter what I do I can't control the
> volume!  I've tried the i810 OSS driver (what FC1 detected), and I've
> also tried the nvsound.o module from Nvidia.  Both give me a mixer
> device, but nothing I do seems to affect the line-out.  Luckily for me
> the volume is 'stuck' at an acceptable volume :-)
> Anybody have a clue?  If I get some time I'll try ALSA, but if I'm
> getting sound then the mixer should work, neh?

Go with Alsa.  The nforce chipset was never well supported under OSS
(haven't used nvsound, so don't know).  I am now using Alsa and it's great
with the nforce2 chipset.

Kind regards,

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