[alsa-devel] Auto-muting line-outs?

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Tue Aug 3 10:42:27 CEST 2010

On Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 09:53:45AM +0200, David Henningsson wrote:
> I'm getting bug reports from downstream about auto-muting not working,
> and when looking at some of them I find that the reason is that they
> have a headphone + line-out combination instead of headphone + speaker.

> Looking at commits such as 2a2ed0df, this is intentional. I'm not sure
> what the majority of users want or expect in this case though, of course
> the users who like it the way it is, aren't raising their voices. :-)

I'd certainly expect line outputs to stay live regardless of headphone
state - there's just too much diversity in what they could be connected
to to allow that sort of automated handling in kernel.

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