[alsa-devel] What does 0dB refer to? (Logitech USB Speakers)
perex at perex.cz
Mon Apr 21 18:09:25 CEST 2008
On Mon, 21 Apr 2008, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Mon, 21 Apr 2008 18:01:24 +0200 (CEST),
> Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
> > On Mon, 21 Apr 2008, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > > Yeah, I'm indeed very fond of automatic volume setup for desktop
> > > users, too. I don't know whether it's a role of PA. Rather I feel
> > > we'd need to add a feature to alsactl, such as,
> > > % alsactl init
> > > then it'll either initialize or restore the previous setup.
> > >
> > > So, anyway, what we really need is to gather the data for each
> > > available device to initialize to the "sane" state...
> > I agree that initialization should be implemented in alsactl, too. I think
> > that only necessary values (Master, PCM, Front, Wave, enable recording
> > from Mic) should be kept in database and all other "advanced" controls
> > should be untouched. Initial values should be hearable minimum.
> BTW, there is another thing to care - the capture.
> In most cases, people don't understand why they can't record from the
> microphone on their laptops out of the box.
Yep, I wrote "enable recording from Mic" :-)
Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project, Red Hat, Inc.
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