[alsa-devel] Plumbers: Please split audio topics into separate sessions

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Tue Aug 7 13:15:19 CEST 2012

On Tue, Aug 07, 2012 at 10:08:54AM +0200, David Henningsson wrote:

> When shutting down, both PulseAudio and alsactl saves volumes to
> restore them later. And then we also have suspend and hibernate to
> consider, and that cards can be plugged in at any time.

> This is mostly a problem statement. I don't have a good proposal for
> how to simplify it.

Isn't this a fairly simple Pulse/distro issue?  It seems like alsactl is
redundant for most distros now so they could just disable it by default
meaning we just have to worry about the DM/user Pulse handover.  For
that I guess if Pulse does something the distros would be happy to just
follow that?

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