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From: Alexander Kapshuk <alexander.kapshuk@×××××.com>
To: Gentoo mailing list <gentoo-user@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] How to Fix Extraoardinarily Loud Alsa?
Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:22:17
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] How to Fix Extraoardinarily Loud Alsa? by Hunter Jozwiak
1 On Tue, Nov 1, 2016 at 3:55 PM, Hunter Jozwiak <hunter.t.joz@×××××.com> wrote:
2 > Hi,
3 >
4 > I finally got the base install of Gentoo done, but I've come across a
5 > really interesting probleing. After installing Alsa and enabling its
6 > daemon, I had copied the asound.conf from the distro I was using on to
7 > the system. Unfortunately, this give the side effect that ALSA is
8 > extremely loud (I would guess top volume), and none of the sliders
9 > seem to work. I am using my Intel high definition audio card. Has
10 > anyone come across a similar issue? If so, how did you go about fixing
11 > it?
12 >
14 You may want to give /usr/bin/alsamixer a try, which comes with
15 media-sound/alsa-utils.
16 See the manpage for sample usage.
17 man -k alsamixer
18 alsamixer (1) - soundcard mixer for ALSA soundcard driver, with ncurse...