[mythtv-users] Re: Help with nforce2 sound?

Gavin Hurlbut gjhurlbu+mythtv-users at beirdo.ca
Fri Dec 3 23:29:25 UTC 2004

Joseph A. Caputo <jcaputo1 at comcast.net> wrote:
> 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 :-)

My Asus A7N8X-VM/400 (nForce2) motherboard's onboard sound works just fine with
FC1's i810 driver.  I wonder why yours isn't behaving.  Oh, and I use OSS, no
ALSA for me. :)

> 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?

You'd think so.  Yeah, I guess giving ALSA a try would be a smart plan.  It
should work with OSS though.

Good luck.

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