[alsa-devel] alsactl adds volume controls?

Raymond Yau superquad.vortex2 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 30 11:17:18 CEST 2010

2010/9/29 Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie>

> From what I understand:
>  1. *All* HDA devices have a PCM softvol control. Some use this actively
> due to the fact they lack a real h/w volume control. Others do not
> technically "use" it.

If you disable pulseaudio in mandriva 2010  after a forced relogin by
mandrake center , it fall back to use dmix/dsnoop, so the softvol plugin
"PCM Playback Volume" and "Digital Capture Volume" are always used by any
application since they are defined in "default" device in HDA-Intel.conf

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