try alsamixer -c 0 ... I wasn't sure if you had more than one soundcard.

On 26/02/2008, Phil Rhoades <phil@pricom.com.au> wrote:
Daniel,

??  "alsamixer -c n" gives "wrong -c argument 'n'" - why should there be
more than one card?

Phil.


On Tue, 2008-02-26 at 12:08 +0000, Daniel Sanabria wrote:
> Try alsamixer -c n ... You must get more than 1 control.
>
> On 26/02/2008, Phil Rhoades <phil@pricom.com.au> wrote:
>         Daniel,
>
>         With "amixer -c n" where the card number (n) is > 0, I get
>         usage
>         messages . .
>
>         "aumix -q" gives me:
>
>         vol 97, 97, P
>         pcm 100, 100
>         speaker 0, 0
>         line 0, 0, P
>
>         mic 100, 100, R
>         cd 0, 0, P
>
>         igain 100, 100
>         line1 0, 0, P
>
>         dig1 0, 0
>         phin 0, 0, P
>         phout 100, 100, P
>         video 100, 100, P
>
>
>         Phil.
>
>
>
>
>         On Tue, 2008-02-26 at 09:20 +0000, Daniel Sanabria wrote:
>         > Do you have more than one soundcard? have you try -c 1, -c 2
>         etc ...?
>         >
>         > also I've read we must have the IGAin control all the way up
>         to
>         > 100 ... you can change this with aumix.
>         >
>         > But we still need to control the AC97 level ... hope someone
>         is able
>         > to see this and give us a hand.
>         >
>         > On 25/02/2008, Phil Rhoades <phil@pricom.com.au> wrote:
>         >         Daniel,
>         >
>         >         I also do not see this control with alsamixer and
>         the only
>         >         thing I see
>         >         on my similar (non-working) system with "amixer -c
>         0" is:
>         >
>         >         Simple mixer control 'IEC958 Playback AC97-SPSA',0
>         >           Capabilities: volume volume-joined
>         >           Playback channels: Mono
>         >           Capture channels: Mono
>         >           Limits: 0 - 3
>         >           Mono: 3 [100%]
>         >
>         >
>         >         Phil.
>         >
>         >
>         >
>         >         On Mon, 2008-02-25 at 15:52 +0000, Daniel Sanabria
>         wrote:
>         >         > any ideas? ... anyone?
>         >         >
>         >         > On 17/02/2008, Daniel Sanabria
>         <sanabria.d@gmail.com> wrote:
>         >         >         now from
>         >         http://alsa.opensrc.org/index.php/Record_from_mic I
>         >         >         read the following:
>         >         >
>         >         >         Comment from reader: For me, the
>         instructions above
>         >         did not
>         >         >         still cut it. I had to turn a control
>         "AC97" to 100%
>         >         (in
>         >         >         addition to Mic and Capture to 100%).
>         >         >
>         >         >         I'm I supposed to see the AC97 control?
>         where can I
>         >         find it?
>         >         >
>         >         >
>         >         >         On 17/02/2008, Daniel Sanabria
>         >         <sanabria.d@gmail.com> wrote:
>         >         >                 Yes this is a PC mic (plantronics)
>         and
>         >         you're right it
>         >         >                 doesn't have any source of power,
>         it takes
>         >         it from the
>         >         >                 PC. However setting V_REFOUT to
>         3,7 or 2.25
>         >         doesn't
>         >         >                 seem to make a difference.
>         >         >
>         >         >                 On 16/02/2008, James Shatto
>         >         <Shadow_7@earthlink.net>
>         >         >                 wrote:
>         >         >                         > Simple mixer control
>         'V_REFOUT',0
>         >         >                         >   Capabilities: enum
>         >         >                         >   Items: 'High-Z' '3.7
>         V' '2.25 V'
>         >         '0 V'
>         >         >                         >   Item0: '0 V'
>         >         >
>         >         >                         What type of mic are we
>         >         talking?  Electret
>         >         >                         type mics(the kind that
>         most PC
>         >         style mics
>         >         >                         seem to be/use) need a
>         >         voltage(called a bias
>         >         >                         voltage, or plug-in power
>         for voice
>         >         >                         recorders).  Without the
>         voltage you
>         >         need a
>         >         >                         battery box.  Set it to
>         3.7V, if you
>         >         >                         can.  2.25 V should also
>         work.  0V
>         >         and High-Z
>         >         >                         would be my last choices.
>         >         >
>         >         >                         HTH
>         >         >
>         >         >
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