[pulseaudio-discuss] why isn't PA using hardware volume controls?

Ernest Adrogué eac at openmailbox.org
Sat Oct 1 14:16:17 UTC 2016

> Is this how it's supposed to work or am I doing something wrong here?

I've found a clue:

W: [pulseaudio] alsa-mixer.c: Volume element Master has 8 channels. That's
too much! I can't handle that!


I: [pulseaudio] alsa-sink.c: Driver does not support hardware volume
control, falling back to software volume control.

So I guess this explains it.

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