[pulseaudio-discuss] Static when stream volume is at 100%

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Wed Dec 19 03:09:03 PST 2007

On Wed, 19.12.07 02:49, Alex Malinovich (demonbane at the-love-shack.net) wrote:

> > PA doesn't really care right now what the volume levels actually
> > mean. Thus, some people complain that they still can hear audio when
> > they set the level to "0%" or get awful artifacts when they set it to
> > "100%".
> If I use a standard ALSA output (without PA) at 100% volume, I don't get
> static. Whether it's me setting the ALSA volume at 100% or PA setting
> the ALSA volume at 100% it should be the same thing, right? Yet I only
> get static through PA.

"*Only* static"? No real signal anymore?

That's strange.

Or just static as in "dropouts"?

Please paste the output of pulseaudio -vv during playback somewhere.


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