[alsa-devel] Negative volume steps?

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Thu May 26 14:25:39 CEST 2011

Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> If a driver claims that the lowest volume step (integer step, not dB) of
> a volume element is -126 and the highest step is 0, is the driver
> broken?


> I'm asking, because apparently there are such drivers, but Pulseaudio
> currently assumes that the volume steps are never negative.

The maximum is higher than the minimum, so how would a step be negative?

What exactly is the problem with PulseAudio?


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