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vovane

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PCM meter starts at 90 percent after each reboot
« on: December 06, 2009, 11:06:42 am »
I use alsa and experience the problem described above every time i restart the pc. My sound system doesn't have any amplification and thus PCM at 90 is too low when i want the music to go LOUD.I really need some advice here,help please :)

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Re: PCM meter starts at 90 percent after each reboot
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2009, 11:41:43 am »
You could try this. Open a terminal, use su to get root access. Enter 'alsamixer' (without the quotes), use it to set the levels as you want them. Once set, use ESC to exit from the mixer. Then enter 'alsactl store' (again without quotes). That should store the levels you have set, and should survive rebooting the machine.

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Re: PCM meter starts at 90 percent after each reboot
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2009, 06:25:22 am »
Nothing happened.PCM is still at 90 until i set it to 100 manually.Any ideas?:)

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Re: PCM meter starts at 90 percent after each reboot
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2009, 09:14:00 am »
Try setting it at 100. Then as root run:

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alsactl store
"There is a concept which corrupts and upsets all others. I refer not to Evil, whose limited realm is that of ethics; I refer to the infinite."
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Re: PCM meter starts at 90 percent after each reboot
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2009, 12:41:28 pm »
Try setting it at 100. Then as root run:

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alsactl store

 ??? Isn't that what I said above?  ;D

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Re: PCM meter starts at 90 percent after each reboot
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2009, 12:43:54 pm »
LOL sorry I missed it :)
"There is a concept which corrupts and upsets all others. I refer not to Evil, whose limited realm is that of ethics; I refer to the infinite."
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Re: PCM meter starts at 90 percent after each reboot
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2009, 03:48:57 pm »
LOL sorry I missed it :)

 ;) I should have used code tags - would have  made it easier to read.

However, if the OP followed my original suggestions, it sounds as though alsactl store hasn't helped. Not sure what else to suggest to him.

paul.