alsa for tecra8100

Shaun Oliver shauno at
Fri Nov 16 07:34:22 EST 2001

ok raul,,
instead of setting your pcm at 100%,
try setting it to 84% no higher.
the reason is as far as I understand it, the pcm is kind of like a drive 
or gain control and too much gain causes distortion.
On Thu, 15 Nov 2001,
Raul A . Gallegos wrote:

> Thanks to everyone who responded.  Yes the driver below is the one that
> is correct for this laptop.  Everythong seems to load fine per lsmod and
> the output of /etc/rc.d/alsa start
> Now if I try to play for example the windows_logon.wav file I get a high
> piercing yet quiet tone from the speakers.
> I type 'aplay win.wav' and get the following output.
> root at gallegos:/usr/bin# aplay /tmp/win.wav
> Playing WAVE '/tmp/win.wav' : Signed 16 bit Little Endian, Rate 22050
> Hz, Stereo
> This piercing sound is what I'm guessing to be my mixer settings to not
> be set correctly even though I've tried:
> amixer sset Master 100 unmute
> amixer sset pcm 100 unmute
> amixer sset Wave 100 unmute
> None of those seems to help though.
> I'm definately making progress but not quite there yet.  The asound.conf
> file from speakup's ftp site is outdated with these drivers it seems so
> I have not used it.
> jacobs at said the following on Thu, Nov 15, 2001 at 03:31:54PM -0500:
> > Hi
> >    Did you try the snd-card-ymfpci driver? As I recall the system in the Tecra 8100 is a yamaha DSXG (YMF7XX) chipset, exactly the chipset I've got in my satellite pro 4340.
> > 
> > 
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