[mythtv-users] GNOME ALSA mixer keeps resetting itself after
jelle at kalf.org
Wed Mar 31 08:24:28 EST 2004
*haven't followed the rest of the thread warning*
Start alsamixer or alsa-mixer instead of gnome alsamixer and set the proper
volume and mute settings. Then press escape. Now you're settings are stored
by alsa itself and on boot and starting alsasound your settings should be
fixed to the last preset.
> > The ALSA driver is, oddly enough, set to mute by standard alsactl
> > store alsactl restore
> I believe that's not odd. If you have a power amplifier (I
> mean, _POWER_) connected and turned on, and by chance the
> volume is high on both the amplifier and the soundcard, you
> could break your ears, the speakers, or both (as well as
> disturbing people in the middle of the night).
> Starting with a zero volume is a safe behaviour.
> > you could make a small script containg:
> > Perhaps name it alsasound.sh, giving it chmod +x and adding
> it to your
> > added "alsactl restore" in my rc.local file
> what I find odd is that one has to mess with scripts for
> issuing an alsactl restore at startup... as ALSA is becoming
> the de-facto standard... there will be millions of linuxers
> making "my system has no audio" complaints and bugreports...
> so... are we sure that there is no predefined method in ALSA
> for doing that?
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