[mythtv-users] Volume Controls Not working

James Pifer jep at obrien-pifer.com
Mon Jan 22 12:43:49 UTC 2007

> > > > 
> > > How's your sound setup?  If you're using AC3 output then the volume may
> > > not be adjustable - it's not on my system anyway (none of the ALSA
> > > controls affect it at all).
> > > 
> > 
> > Are you talking about "Enable AC3 to SPDIF passthrough"? If so, that is
> > not enabled.
> > 
> Well, I've actually got ALSA:spdif set as the default audio output.
> Anyway, have you checked that the ALSA mixer (amixer) will control your
> audio output okay?  If not then it'd look to be an ALSA or hardware
> issue.  If so then it'd point towards a myth configuration issue.

Alsa controls do NOT control the volume on this machine. I have not come
across this problem before. Turning the volume up or down with the
little speaker icon in the task tray does nothing as well! Weird.


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