[ltp] Re: Re: Re: T520: Not loud enough

Leon Brokken linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 04 May 2012 20:03:02 +0200

On 05/02/2012 12:57 PM, Axel Braun wrote:
>>>> Do you all use the T520?
>>> T410s here.
>> Same problem here with a T410s as well.
> Hm, maybe related to phonon?
> I noticed that when you run an application, say kaffeine, and then fire up
> pavucontrol, you are able to increase the volume for this application above
> 100% - and this is OK then!
> So it looks as if phonon limits the max volume.

Had a look at pavucontrol, but the list of dependencies was too long 
(for now). When I watch films I usually solve the problem by attaching 
external speakers. vlc also helps with it's 200% gain volume. Never had 
such problems with my old but trusty T41.