Volume Control use

Karl Larsen k5di at zianet.com
Thu Jun 21 19:41:37 UTC 2007

Antonio Olivares wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Karl Larsen <k5di at zianet.com>
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list at redhat.com>
> Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2007 1:59:19 PM
> Subject: Volume Control use
>     If you have either F7 or F6 with all the updates you will have a 
> Volume Control that is broken. When you click it up if your in the Alsa 
> mixer mode you on the right side a Microphone listed on the Playback 
> tab. This is wrong and if you look at the device below the Mike it shows 
> a speaker!
>     To use this bad system first turn up the Master and Master Mono to 
> the top and set Mike to the top. Now click File and select the TriTech 
> OSS Mixer. On Playback this has just one Speaker on playback and that 
> should be at max. Now click on the Capture tab. Here you will see 4 
> devices. Volume will have the little mike symbol with a read X on it. 
> Line in I reset to 3/4 up. Microphone is clear up but there is a red X 
> on the little mike so it can't work. Click on the red X on the mike and 
> all the other things get red X on their mikes. This might make sense but 
> I really don't care :-!
>     OK the Volume Control will control your playback on the Alsa Mixer 
> and the mike gain is on the OSS mixer. The next problem is, if you turn 
> off your computer then the next time you use Volume Control it will need 
> all this done again. But we can make this setting default by doing this.
>     Well the Upgrade erased the thing you use to make this the default. 
> As root you typed #alactl restore but an Update has removed this capability.
>     So you must reset Volume Control each time you use it on an Updated 
> FC6 and any F7.
> Karl Larsen
    Your right...I copied it down wrong. I fixed my file and all others 
use # alsactl restore and it should work. I will try it.


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