alsa mixer / amixer

Forum: Apps
Topic: alsa mixer / amixer
started by: Subito Piano

Posted by Subito Piano on July 11 2008,02:53
This is a duplicate of my question < here >.

Hmm--now it's summer and i have a little time to play with my old P1, 166MHz, 48 MB RAM laptop.  I got it to play sound by adding the line
modprobe cs4232 io=0x534 irq=5 dma=1 dma2=0
However, i still cannot get that Toshiba to record, even though i downloaded all the appropriate alsa extensions.  Digging around the alsa SoundCardTesting page, i think i might need to get amxer or alsa mixer -- but where??
Also - to boot, do i now need to type "Linux dsl alsa" every time to get alsa?

Posted by Juanito on July 11 2008,05:15
I had a quick check of the alsa extension I use and it has alsamixer:
Code Sample
$ which alsamixer

For alsa to start automatically, you need to use the "alsa" boot code and also to have gnu-utils in /mydsl. If alsa does not start automatically, you can start it using "alsa_init"

Posted by Subito Piano on July 11 2008,06:12
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