[LAU] Input almost gone after upgrading from kernel .31 to .33?

Arve Barsnes arve.barsnes at gmail.com
Mon Sep 6 04:44:07 UTC 2010

On Sun, Sep 5, 2010 at 11:55 PM, frank pirrone <frankpirrone at gmail.com> wrote:
>  On 09/05/2010 09:50 AM, Arve Barsnes wrote:
>> Hi, I can't remember reading anything about this, so I hope you can
>> help me out. I upgraded my RT kernel from my old trusty
>> that I had been using for a good while, and up to Now,
>> when I try to record anything in ardour, the input volume is below
>> audible. The indicators on my sound card suggest the sound is close to
>> clipping level, which earlier has been more than enough, and the sound
>> is indeed coming through, since when I normalize whatever I have
>> recorded in ardour, what I actually played shows up. Any ideas what
>> might be causing this?
>> Regards,
>> Arve
> Experience with previous kernels and the Audigy sound card is that modules
> have on occasion been broken.  Open alsamixer and closely scrutinize all the
> settings.  One module had the analog and digital out switch functionality
> reversed where on was off!
> Frank

Hmm, it actually looks like either some mixer settings have been reset
(most likely) or that this has been broken in all the previous kernels
I've used (not very likely) as the input level on this soundcard was
set to 0! Problem solved at least, thanks for the hint!


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