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Re: Fedora 11 nerfed my mixer



On Thu, 2009-04-23 at 14:19 -0500, Callum Lerwick wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-04-23 at 01:31 +0200, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> > On Wed, 22.04.09 14:51, Callum Lerwick (seg haxxed com) wrote:
> > 
> > > > > > >  Can I at least get a secret gconf key to do what
> > > > > > > I want? :P
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > The volume control uses PulseAudio, it doesn't use ALSA directly
> > > > > > anymore, so no, there's no secret GConf key for that.
> > > > > 
> > > > > So a PulseAudio config option then. Do I have to write the patch myself?
> > > > 
> > > > Probably not a PA config option either.
> > > > 
> > > > The volume control applet will show a mixer for input devices if an
> > > > application is recording on it. You'd just need to make the mixer think
> > > > that something is recording on that device. I'm not sure how to do that,
> > > > but Lennart might.
> > > 
> > > No, you are misunderstanding. I don't want to adjust the input volume. I
> > > want it left alone. I want the master left alone. Master stays at 0dB,
> > > Line stays at 0dB. I want PA to dink with PCM instead of Master.
> > 
> > You can pass a parameter (control=) when loading the PA ALSA plugin
> > (module-alsa-sink) which specifies the ALSA mixer element to
> > choose. It's intended to be used as a hackish work-around for drivers
> > that don't name their controls properly.
> 
> THANK YOU. That is *ALL* I was asking for at the start of this thread.
> This whole thread could have been accomplished with one polite useful
> reply. But no, Bastien Nocera had to escalate it in to a dickfest.
> 
> $ pulseaudio 
> E: module.c: Failed to load  module "module-alsa-sink" (argument:
> "control=PCM"): initialization failed.
> E: main.c: Module load failed.
> E: main.c: Failed to initialize daemon.
> 
> So how the shit do I make it work?
> 
> > And as mentioned there's a workaround, you can specify the control for
> > a sink. But using that will break device autodetecting and hence the
> > whole profile logic. BTW, that option was contributed by someone with a
> > weird driver who supplied me with a patch. He didn't whine on a huge
> > thread on a mailing list, but just prepared a patch. Could be a good
> > role model for some other folks, don't you think?
> 
> Fuck you.
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I really don't think we need this kind of language and attitude on this
list.  Please take a day or two off to cool down.

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