[alsa-devel] Is there a way to initialize mixer elements?

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Thu Sep 24 09:35:54 CEST 2009

At Thu, 24 Sep 2009 10:17:50 +0300,
Ozan Çağlayan wrote:
> Hi,
> Sometimes specific hardwares needs special tweaks (e.g. a mixer element
> is muted by default which avoids getting sound from HP, or the master
> volume's gain is very low, etc.). Do we have some kind of quirks
> (kernel-space/user-space) for that situations?

Well, "alsactl init" should be responsible for such a thing.

> As a real-world example, I have a user with a VIA VT1708B codec which is
> not able to get sound from HP unless he mutes the 'Independent HP' control:
> http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=4e7672aee15a64f67286a951e75e4168c6cd43d4

Is the switch turned on as default?  I think it should be rather off.


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