[alsa-devel] [alsa-cvslog] alsa-kernel: Official ALSA project GIT repository for Linux 2.6 branch, master now at v2.6.31-rc8-407-gfc9e4a3

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Tue Oct 6 09:53:06 CEST 2009

Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Oct 2009, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > noreply-git at alsa-project.org wrote:
> >> Author:     Clemens Ladisch <clemens at ladisch.de>
> >>     sound: via82xx: move DXS volume controls to PCM interface
> >>     
> >>     Commit b452e08e73c0e3dbb0be82130217be4b7084299e in 2.6.30 broke the
> >>     restoring of these volumes by "amixer restore" that most distributions
> amixer restore == alsactl restore ?

Oops, yes.

> > Well, this control was once removed, and then revived due to complains
> > by users who have used it in mixer.  Moving this to PCM iface does
> > almost the same thing, disabling an easy way to access it.
> amixer utility should handle such controls without problems.

Yes, it should.  I haven't yet found where the hctl functions break it.

> We have similar volume controls in emu10k1 driver, but having 32 PCM
> volume controls in mixer is not much fun.

It might make sense to show such controls only for opened PCM
substreams, together with the process name.

Best regards,

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