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- Jul 2005
alsa_setup_mixer(): Failed to find mixer element: PCM
If I open a terminal in window manager and start XMMS from the command line, it just says "Message: Device: default". If I su to root and then start XMMS, it says (in addtion to the previous) "** WARNING **: alsa_setup_mixer(): Failed to find mixer element: PCM". I get sound, but I can't alter volume unless I tag "use software volume control". And I'd really like to be able to change system wide levels (using something more convenient than alsamixer).
Module Size Used by
snd_hda_intel 13280 0
snd_hda_codec 56448 1 snd_hda_intel
snd_pcm_oss 48800 0
snd_mixer_oss 17792 1 snd_pcm_oss
snd_pcm 84100 3 snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_pcm_oss
snd_timer 21764 1 snd_pcm
snd 46436 6 snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_ oss,snd_pcm,snd_timer
snd_page_alloc 8068 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
intel_agp 20636 1
agpgart 30416 1 intel_agp
I've run alsaconf, alsamixer, alsactl store and others. ls /dev/snd lists:
controlC0 pcmC0D0c pcmC0D0p timer
What am I doing wrong?