On Tue, 18 Sep 2007 18:18:23 -0300 "Harry Doyle" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > hi guys, > 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. > > radio# mixer > 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
Why not putting snd_whatever_load=YES into /boot/loader.conf ? That is the proper way, once you know the exact module for your soundcard. .. and please remember to use "shutdown -r now" rather than "reboot" or "halt". That's the way to preserve mixer settings across boot/power cycle. > 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 wrong). > -- Ariff Abdullah FreeBSD ... Recording in stereo is obviously too advanced and confusing for us idiot ***** users :P ........
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