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

Rene Herman rene.herman at keyaccess.nl
Mon Apr 14 19:00:35 CEST 2008

On 14-04-08 18:48, Lennart Poettering wrote:

> On Sat, 12.04.08 21:37, Rene Herman (rene.herman at keyaccess.nl) wrote:
>>> For the master we could select say minimum dB + 12.
>>> So, if the Master ranged from -70 to 0 dB, we would set Master to -70 + 
>>> 12 = -58dB.
>>> Would that suit everyone better.
>> On the aforementioned cs4236 which has a master -94.5 to +12 dB, 0dB 
>> actually is the sane default (and the value I keep it at). It is an idea to 
>> also init master to 0 dB iff master isn't just attenuation?
> Maybe this should be considered a driver bug?

No. It's a straighforward export of the hardware. If ALSA were to start 
hiding the hardware I were to start hiding ALSA -- in a dumpster.

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