Low volume workaround for snd_hda_intel in Linux

Add this to your /etc/asound.conf

pcm.!default {
  type plug
  slave.pcm "softvol"
  }

pcm.softvol {
  type softvol
  slave {
  pcm "dmix"
  }
  control {
  name "Pre-Amp"
  card 0
  }
  min_dB -5.0
  max_dB 20.0
  resolution 6
  }

Reboot after so that it takes effect.

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