Re: mixer (was: eye candy)

From: Ben Ford (
Date: Wed Jun 27 2001 - 13:19:49 EST

Caleb Shay wrote:

> I'm thinking that this may be a gmix bug as ANY other mixer I try
> works (so I've just switched to using aumix-gtk). However, it's
> probably a kernel bug also since now "cat /dev/sndstat" no longer
> returns anything. I'm assuming (though I haven't looked at the source)
> that gmix checks sndstat to see what card(s) you have while other
> mixers just attempt to open /dev/mixer. gmix's solution is actually
> better since it lets it handle multiple soundcards/mixers, so ignore
> my first statement. This is a kernel bug.

Are you sure of that? I have another box that works fine, including
gmix. However, cat /dev/sndstat give me the no such device error.

>> This sounds as if it is a known problem. I just installed a Progeny
>> box for my wife and recompiled a kernel for her box. There is sound
>> support, but gmix won't work. It says "no mixers found". However,
>> the gnome panel applet for volume will work just fine.
>> What do I need to do to take care of this?
>> -b
>> (Yamaha YMF724, 2.4.5 kernel)

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