[mythtv-users] Audio, but No Volume Control

Ian Newby ian at codex.org.uk
Thu Dec 14 22:26:12 UTC 2006

Mr. Demeanour wrote:
> Tom Corcoran wrote:
>> Hi
>> I have spent some time configuring my new MythTV box and am nearly
>> ready to start enjoying it bar one problem, I cannot control the
>> volume!  The volume is set at 'midrange' and when I turn up or down
>> the volume via hotkeys it makes no difference whatsoever.
> So I've had a very similar problem - the [ and ] keys move the slider on
> the OSD volume display, but the volume doesn't change.
> I had the audio device set to ALSA:default, and the mixer device was set
> to /dev/mixer. Someone said (in a throwaway remark, I think; but I noted
> it) that the mixer should also be set to ALSA:default.
> I have finally had a chance to try that, and it worked. If you haven't
> tried this, it may work for you.
Worked for me too!


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