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

Alex Malinovich demonbane at the-love-shack.net
Wed Dec 19 13:34:55 PST 2007

On Wed, 2007-12-19 at 12:09 +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> 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.

Sorry, bad choice of words. Static as in dropouts.

Output of pulseaudio -vv is here:


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