[alsa-devel] Alsamixertest

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Mon Oct 4 14:01:46 CEST 2010

David Henningsson wrote:
> On 2010-10-02 04:11, Raymond Yau wrote:
> > It seem that the program keep complain about those controls without dB scale
> > (e.g. AC97 3D Control - depth and rear depth , .) with the emulated intel8x0
> > driver  and no volume control with the emulated sb16 in virtualbox
> It's a righteous warning if you ask me - all volume controls should
> provide dB information,

But "3D Depth" and some other controls are not volume controls and are
not measured in dB.

> or we don't know what they actually do.

Where "we" = "generic software like PA".  Non-standard controls can be
controlled only by hardware-specific tools or by the user.


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