i've tried a couple suggestions, but nothing is working for me. here is a
few things from the console that might be helpful. no xwindows on this
machine, it's just a base freebsd network install with only the necessary
packages installed to do the audio stuff it needs to do.
Mixer vol is currently set to 100:100
Mixer pcm is currently set to 0:0
Mixer speaker is currently set to 75:75
Mixer mic is currently set to 0:0
Mixer cd is currently set to 75:75
Mixer rec is currently set to 7:7
Recording source: mic
radio# uname -a
FreeBSD radio 6.2-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE #0: Fri Jan 12 11:05:30 UTC
2007 [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/SMP i386
when i issue /etc/rc.d/mixer stop then reboot, the mixer shows set to 7:7,
but then it still clips like it does on 90. then i set mixer to 7 and it
says setting mixer fro 90 to 7.
i am thinking that /etc/rc.d/mixer gets invoked before kldload loads the
driver because both dmesg and mixer tell me there is no mixer device till
the machine is up for around 2 minutes. maybe i will try the hda enable in
rc.conf, but it doesn't seem ac97 on unix is as well supported as the
windows drivers so i need the particular driver i downloaded (i might be
On 9/18/07, Mel < [EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Monday 17 September 2007 22:21:54 Rob wrote:
> > Harry Doyle wrote:
> > > however whenever i reboot the machine the mixer command always shows
> > > default level of 90 which clips pretty hard.
> > My 6.2 system saves and restores the mixer settings across boots.
> > Apparently in the file /var/db/mixer0-state However, the file is root
> > owned and 644; perhaps if you create the file and chmod it writable,
> > settings will stick?
> Nope. These are saved by /etc/rc.d/mixer. Adjust the mixer under root
> to your desired values and call `/etc/rc.d/mixer stop'. This will save the
> state. Reboot to test.
> If this doesn't work, then somehow, the mixer is set to different values
> during shutdown and before /etc/rc.d/mixer is called and that's tricky to
> find out -but a desktop mixer like kmix can be the cause of that if you're
> running a desktop environment via xdm/kdm/gdm.
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