[mythtv-users] Alsa volume control (and mute) not working...

Jim Abernathy jfabernathy at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 11:40:13 UTC 2021

On 1/31/21 12:11 AM, mythtv at kosowsky.org wrote:
> I am running mythtv-light 31.0.54 on my Raspberry Pi 4.
> I have:
>    Audio output device: ALSA:default
>    Mixer Device: AlSA:Default
>    Mixer Controls: Master
> I am able to hear audio but the (mythtv) keyboard volume control and
> mute don't have any effect.
> They do work if I change Mixer Device to "Software"
> Note: I don't have this problem on my x86 Ubuntu 18.04 mythtv server,
> so seems to be something about my Raspberry PI configuration.
> Any thoughts on why Alsa is not working as a mixer device?
> Thanks

I have never gotten ALSA:default to work on the RPI4.  I use HDMI for 
both picture and sound, so I use something with hardware and HDMI in the 
name. I can't remember the exact name because my RPI4 is not setup with 
mythtv right now.

Jim A

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