[MPlayer-users] Sound Volume Control

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Mon Apr 10 15:49:44 CEST 2006

On Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 03:26:36PM +0200, Alexander Roalter wrote:
> If then I use the volume control (on the keypad *,/), on both cases
> the volume for the 5.1 system is changed.
> I know I could use oss for the first (stereo) setup, and everything 
> would work just fine, but a) I'm eager to know whether this is a 
> misconfiguration by me or an illbehavior of mplayer's alsa driver and b) 

A bit of both. See the -mixer and -mixer-channel options.

> I'd like to use alsa only and not some cripple setup with oss support...

Having both available is a really good idea anyway IMHO. It can help a lot in
finding the reason for sound problems.

Reimar Döffinger

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