ALC 888 sound card
On Thu, 24 Jul 2008 18:01:25 +0200, Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
>> I'm using a MEDION MD 96640 laptop with a ALC 888 sound car (from
>> Realtek?) which performs perfectly in Win Vista. In Ubuntu 8.04 I hear
>> a very weak sound (with all settings to max). Is there a solution?
> I recently bought a new computer, which happens to have that very same
> sound chip. I too have (extremely) low sound volume unfortunately. I
> searched the web a bit and quickly found out that:
> 1) it's a very well know problem
> 2) there is no solution sadly, no choice but live with it ! :-/
> Since I have desktop computer, it was feasible to add separate and
> amplified loudspeakers, which, once set to the max, produce
> decent/acceptable output. But sadly in your case you have a laptop so
> not practical/possible to do the same :-/
> Only thing you can do is make sure that in the volume control panel, the
> "Front" slider/channel is set to the max. But other than that...
> Sorry for the bad news...
Maybe this can help: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=658035 ,
especially post #10 .
I would also try alsamixer (from the command line) .
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