[pulseaudio-discuss] PA is very silent; doen't use the max hardware volume
realnc at gmail.com
Thu Jan 23 09:04:46 PST 2014
On 23/01/14 18:50, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> 2014/1/23 Nikos Chantziaras <realnc at gmail.com>:
>> On 23/01/14 18:25, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
>>> 2014/1/23 Nikos Chantziaras <realnc at gmail.com>:
>>>> The control is named "Master Front".
>>> Then it is indeed not in the default mixer path [...]
>>> In order to work around it, you can try editing
>>> /usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/paths/analog-output.conf and other
>>> conf files in that directory that are relevant to outputs. Find the
>>> [Front] section in each file and duplicate it to say [Master Front] in
>>> the header. Please report if this helps.
>> I've now duplicated all occurrences of [Element Front] (grep -r "Front\]")
>> with [Element Master Front]. I then did "pulseaudio -k" (I assume this
>> reloads the paths). I verified that a new process was spawned (new PID of
>> the pulseaudio daemon.)
>> It doesn't help. The hardware mixer control is still not touched by PA.
> Then we need the following to debug this.
> 1. pulseaudio -k ; pulseaudio -vv 2>&1 | tee pulseaudio.log
> If it says "already running", just try again. It is a race vs
> autospawn that you have to win to get a usable log.
I now rebooted, so that took care of it for sure. It still doesn't work.
> 2. The output of alsa-info.sh. The script is at
Here is the output: http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=E6B7Uwuk
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