[mythtv-users] sound problem: HDA_Intel with ALSA

Mitch Gore mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Sun Mar 4 19:03:39 UTC 2007

Try turning down the volume in the alsamixer.  Run that in terminal. then
push tab to goto the capture section.  Now turn down you line-in or mic
(whichever you are connected to)


On 3/4/07, mike <michaelachandler at cox.net> wrote:
> Hi again folks:  Well, after much searching around, I can't seem to locate
> the
> answer to my sound issue.
> The new machine has onboard audio, "HDA Intel". The machine is a core duo
> 2.4
> Intel, and I compiled a kernel in order for it to be able to use
> my
> cd/dvd drive. It seems to be a 64 bit system, though I don't understand
> all
> that, that's another topic I think.
> The sound works fine playing a music cd, or mp3s. in fact in all
> applications
> *except*  the TV functions -live, and recording tv.
> It has a constant hiss, kind of a grainy sound and - I'm not sure- but it
> sounds to me as if the input is being overdriven. The volume level is
> noticeably louder than when using any other audio application. All my
> recordings sound like this too.
> This is the same TV card I had in my old machine. ATI TV-Wonder VE. Sound
> worked well in that machine...but I was using a Creative SB-Live PCI for
> sound in that machine.
> I've gone through all of Mythtv setup and tried adjusting down the volume
> levels in everyplace I found them, this does nothing.
> I've googled and gone through alsaconf, lots of translated pages and can't
> seem to figure this out.
> If anyone has ideas, I'd sure appreciate it.
> Thanks.
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