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Old 12-15-04, 06:26 AM   #1
ibm2080
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Default nForce3: Limited mixer controls under Linux vs Windows

Hi,

After figuering out that both OSS and ALSA drivers work for the nForce3 sound [http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...errerid=21189]
I tried with both to adjust the bass level compared to the treble one coming out of the line out connector, but no success yet. I have Altec Lancing 2.1 setup with only one line-in for all.
ALSA: Tried amixer, alsamixer, and alsamixergui as well as others (kmix, etc...) but all only show these controls (grabbed from "amixer controls"):

numid=9,iface=MIXER,name='Master Mono Playback Switch'
numid=10,iface=MIXER,name='Master Mono Playback Volume'
numid=1,iface=MIXER,name='Master Playback Switch'
numid=2,iface=MIXER,name='Master Playback Volume'
numid=24,iface=MIXER,name='PCM Playback Switch'
numid=25,iface=MIXER,name='PCM Playback Volume'
numid=7,iface=MIXER,name='Surround Playback Switch'
numid=8,iface=MIXER,name='Surround Playback Volume'
numid=3,iface=MIXER,name='Center Playback Switch'
numid=4,iface=MIXER,name='Center Playback Volume'
numid=5,iface=MIXER,name='LFE Playback Switch'
numid=6,iface=MIXER,name='LFE Playback Volume'
numid=37,iface=MIXER,name='Line-In As Surround'
numid=18,iface=MIXER,name='Line Playback Switch'
numid=19,iface=MIXER,name='Line Playback Volume'
numid=20,iface=MIXER,name='CD Playback Switch'
numid=21,iface=MIXER,name='CD Playback Volume'
numid=38,iface=MIXER,name='Mic As Center/LFE'
numid=17,iface=MIXER,name='Mic Boost (+20dB)'
numid=30,iface=MIXER,name='Mic Select'
numid=15,iface=MIXER,name='Mic Playback Switch'
numid=16,iface=MIXER,name='Mic Playback Volume'
numid=13,iface=MIXER,name='Phone Playback Switch'
numid=14,iface=MIXER,name='Phone Playback Volume'
numid=11,iface=MIXER,name='PC Speaker Playback Switch'
numid=12,iface=MIXER,name='PC Speaker Playback Volume'
numid=22,iface=MIXER,name='Aux Playback Switch'
numid=23,iface=MIXER,name='Aux Playback Volume'
numid=29,iface=MIXER,name='Mono Output Select'
numid=26,iface=MIXER,name='Capture Source'
numid=27,iface=MIXER,name='Capture Switch'
numid=28,iface=MIXER,name='Capture Volume'
numid=40,iface=MIXER,name='IEC958 Input Monitor'
numid=31,iface=MIXER,name='IEC958 Playback Con Mask'
numid=32,iface=MIXER,name='IEC958 Playback Pro Mask'
numid=35,iface=MIXER,name='IEC958 Playback AC97-SPSA'
numid=33,iface=MIXER,name='IEC958 Playback Default'
numid=41,iface=MIXER,name='IEC958 Playback Route'
numid=34,iface=MIXER,name='IEC958 Playback Switch'
numid=39,iface=MIXER,name='IEC958 Capture Switch'
numid=36,iface=MIXER,name='Duplicate Front'
numid=42,iface=MIXER,name='External Amplifier'

OSS: Tried nvmixer, but again, the same controls appear.

Is there an equivalent to SoundMan in the Windows world? As there I can adjust all I need just fine.

Thx,
ib

PS: ASUS K8N-E Deluxe mobo w/ nForce3 250Gb
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