[alsa-devel] alsactl init - next round

Travis Place wishie at wishie.net
Mon Aug 18 20:23:53 CEST 2008

I was wondering what the overall 'goal' of storing alsa-info.sh posts was all 
about.. now i get it. If you would like, I can request irc users to run the 
new incarnation of the script, to help fill the database.

Travis Place (wishie)

On Tuesday 19 August 2008 1:30:23 am Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
> Hello,
> 	The 'alsactl init' command becomes more powerful now.
> - support for dB
> - better support for enumerated controls
> - better "ready to use" udev support, expected use:
>     RUN="/usr/sbin/alsactl -r /var/run/alsactl.init restore $name"
> - initialization using a guess method - the init/default configuration
>     mostly copied from the alsaconf script, see
> http://git.alsa-project.org/?p=alsa-utils.git;a=blob_plain;f=alsactl/init/d
> The cardinfo database is slowly filling. We have over 120 files there now.
> Any volunteer for watching of these files and writting a suitable
> configuration files for 'alsactl init' here?
> I'm not sure about the initialization procedure. I selected the method -
> look to database and if not found - use the default "guess" method
> (without any warranty). But the opposite way is also possible - do a
> universal initialization and modify only special parameters for specific
> hardware.
> 						Jaroslav
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> Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz>
> Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
> ALSA Project, Red Hat, Inc.
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