[alsa-devel] alsactl adds volume controls?

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Fri Oct 8 15:41:55 CEST 2010

Colin Guthrie wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Clemens Ladisch at 07/10/10 09:05 did gyre and gimble:
> > Please try this patch.
> > 
> > +++ b/sound/pci/hda/patch_sigmatel.c
> > ...
> Seemed to do something. Now, rather than printing -46.5dB then the
> Master slider is down at 0, it prints "mute".
> Is this the extent of the fix? i.e. to correctly report that the bottom
> value is muted?


> If so, then is there a way to tell this via an API so that I can tell PA
> to not control the slider down to it's 0 value in order to avoid the
> auto mute?

Alsamixer uses the standard dB information that should also be used by PA.


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