[alsa-devel] How can you tell if the speaker jack on your sound card has anything plugged into it???

Sean Thayne sthayne at summitmediagroupllc.com
Fri Apr 25 22:53:17 CEST 2008

How would one go about getting this info? I'm trying to create a 
monitoring tool for a specific sound card, so the driver's standardized...

Mark Brown wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 01:29:59PM -0600, Sean Thayne wrote:
>>       I was talking with some users in the irc channel in the free node, 
>> and was hoping to find a way to get the information about weither or not 
>> anything was plugged into the sound card, I've seen this feature with 
>> windows vista. I search thru a bunch of documentation sites and also 
>> scanned the /proc & /sys to no avail...
> There's currently no standard way of getting this information from user
> space even where the hardware provides it.

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