[mythtv-users] Mythtv Internal Volume control not working

Stephen Otto sotto at emsco.com
Wed Jan 19 14:55:54 UTC 2011


>> Card 1 Device 8 is the HDMI output that I use for Mythtv.
> 
> you can't do volume control on digital audio.
> 
>> Card 0 Device 0 is the analog output that I use for MythMusic (it is
>> connected to my stereo system in a different room).
> 
> you can't have a different volume control between plugins.
> 
> 
>> The next problem is that is this is correct, I think there is only
> one place
>> in mythtv to enter a mixer. Is there any way to specify different
> mixers for
>> mythtv and Mythmusic?
> 
> no.
> 
> Set it to use the analog one; it's not going to affect the hdmi output
> anyway.
> 
> Alternatively, use the software volume control, it will work for both
> output

So would changing my asound.conf to look like allow me to control volume on
the analog output?

pcm.!default { 
        type hw 
        card 1 
        device 8
}
pcm.!analog {
        type hw 
        card 0 
        device 0
}
ctl.!analog {
	  type hw
	  card 0
}




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