On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 8:30 PM, Marc Coyles <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Take it you've checked hardware volume control on the laptop (ie: Function > Key and whichever key has volume-up logo on it)? That'll override anything > determined at software level... > > Marc A Coyles > Horbury School ICT Support Team (ext 730) > Mbl: 07850 518106
Done that. It's set to max afaik. Still the same weak sound. :-( > > -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rommel Martinez > Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 12:51 PM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Very very weak sound from the speaker > > I'm wondering why is it that no matter what I do, I can't seem to make > my laptop emit sound lounder than a whisper. The laptop is an ECS > Elitegroup W330 (Arima W330-UCX) and this is the website of the > laptop: http://www.arimacorp.com/ViewProduct.asp?View=145 > > I thought at first there was no sound coming out at all, so what I did was I > plugged an external speaker to it and maxed out the volume via the > volume knob and set my mixer settings all to 100, then I was able to > hear sound from the speaker, but it's too weak to be of any good use. > > The following is my configuration: > > $ cat /boot/loader.conf | grep snd_ > snd_ich_load="YES" > > $ kldstat | grep snd_ > 3 1 0xc0d30000 6f88 snd_ich.ko > > $ kldstat | grep sound > 4 2 0xc0d37000 4a5ac sound.ko > > $ cat /var/run/dmesg.boot | grep pcm > pcm0: <Intel ICH6 (82801FB)> port 0x5000-0x50ff,0x48c0-0x48ff mem > 0xb0040800-0xb00409ff,0xb0040400-0xb00404ff irq 20 at device 30.2 on > pci0 > pcm0: [ITHREAD] > pcm0: <Avance Logic ALC250 AC97 Codec> > > $ cat /dev/sndstat > FreeBSD Audio Driver (newpcm: 32bit 2007061600/i386) > Installed devices: > pcm0: <Intel ICH6 (82801FB)> at io 0xb0040800, 0xb0040400 irq 20 bufsz > 16384 kld snd_ich [MPSAFE] (1p:1v/1r:1v channels duplex default) > > $ mixer > Mixer vol is currently set to 100:100 > Mixer pcm is currently set to 100:100 > Mixer speaker is currently set to 100:100 > Mixer line is currently set to 100:100 > Mixer mic is currently set to 100:100 > Mixer cd is currently set to 100:100 > Mixer rec is currently set to 100:100 > Mixer igain is currently set to 100:100 > Mixer ogain is currently set to 100:100 > Mixer line1 is currently set to 100:100 > Mixer phin is currently set to 100:100 > Mixer phout is currently set to 100:100 > Recording source: mic > > I tried audacious, xmms, and mpg123 but I still get > the same behaviour. > > What's causing this? Can anybody give pointers why > is this happening? > > Thanks. > > -- > Rommel M. Martinez <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > > > -- Rommel M. Martinez <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"