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Date:      Sat, 13 Feb 2021 19:42:04 +0000
From:      Daniel Stevenson <daniel@dstev.net>
To:        Jacques Foucry <jacques+freebsd@foucry.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, freebsd-desktop@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: OSS usage with i3wm on a Lenovo laptop
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On Saturday, February 13th, 2021 at 03:07, Jacques Foucry <jacques+freebsd@=
foucry.net> wrote:

> Hello friends,
>
> I run Free=1ASD 12.2-RELEASE-p3 on a Lenovo x280 Laptop.
>
> My windonw manager is i3wm.
>
> After many try, I conclude that the correct sound manager is OSS. So I
>
> uninstall pluseaudio.
>
> It almost work. I can have conversation, using my headphone on Big Blue B=
utton
>
> and other software.
>
> But, I don't find the correct way to control the volumes, mic or headset.=
 :-(

You're looking for mixer(8).

> fossmixer run correctly but I don't interstand how to use it.
>
> I just want to use the XF86Audio=E2=80=A6 key to raise, lower sound and m=
ic.

You can bind those keys to mixer commands in your i3 config.  You might
want to take a look at Cullum Smith's blog post about FreeBSD on a
laptop [1].  He is also an i3wm user.

> Here is my /dev/sndstat
>
> Installed devices:
>
> pcm0: <Realtek ALC257 (Analog 2.0+HP/2.0)> (play/rec) default
>
> pcm1: <Realtek ALC257 (Right Analog Mic)> (rec)
>
> pcm2: <Intel Kaby Lake (HDMI/DP 8ch)> (play)
>
> Installed devices from userspace:
>
> dsp: <Virtual OSS> (play/rec)
>
> Did some had advices for me?
>
> Thanks in advance for your time and for reading me.

[1] https://www.c0ffee.net/blog/freebsd-on-a-laptop/

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Daniel Stevenson



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