[mythtv-users] Volume not adjustable in TV mode

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 13:02:42 UTC 2008

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 9:02 AM, Phil Bridges <gravityhammer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 6:01 AM, Dave M G <martin at autotelic.com> wrote:
>> MythTV Users,
>> I have a very recent installation of Mythbuntu on a machine dedicated as
>> a media centre.
>> If I play back a video file, like an AVI, I can control the volume. Up,
>> down, and mute all work.
>> But when watching television, volume control has no effect. It seems to
>> be stuck at the maximum output is. Up, down, and mute all do nothing.
>> However, a volume indicator comes up on screen, and moves up and down
>> according to the buttons I press.
>> Any idea how it is that I'm getting a visual response but no actual
>> audio control?
>> And, assuming I can get the sound working, is it possible to lock the
>> master audio control for the computer at a certain output? I find it
>> very frustrating that each application (mythtv, mplayer...) modifies the
>> master sound so that when you switch from one app to another, the sound
>> level has changed. It would be ideal if each application only modified
>> it's own sound range within the maximum constrained by the system sound
>> control.
>> Hope that makes sense.
>> Thank you for any and all advice.
>> --
>> Dave M G
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