[alsa-devel] What does 0dB refer to? (Logitech USB Speakers)

Rene Herman rene.herman at keyaccess.nl
Sun Apr 13 00:23:57 CEST 2008

On 13-04-08 00:09, Rene Herman wrote:

> On 12-04-08 23:55, James Courtier-Dutton wrote:
>> Most consumer distos do not agree with me and want the volume turned 
>> up already by default. The problem is deciding on a generally good 
>> level for
>> these distros.
> I believe it can be concluded that there is no "generally good level". 
> ALSA should ship /usr/share/alsa/cards/<card>.state files which at least 
> lets a driver author decide on a sensible set of default mixer settings.

With a bit of alsa-lib help, distros can then call "amixer defaults" to get 
a card-specific set of defaults loaded. Would that be good thing?

Was looking, but I see the mixer API documentation is totally absent...


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