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Re: Pulseaudio question...



On Tue, 2009-06-23 at 20:53 +0100, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-06-23 at 17:49 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > Nathanael D. Noblet wrote:
> > > I've opened a movie in totem, the main volume level is somewhere in the
> > > range of 70%, however totem is at about 4%. The movie is too quiet so
> > > I've upped the volume in totem to 19%. The main volume is now 84%. All
> > > fine and good. However if I modify the main volume at all (up or down),
> > > the main volume resets to whatever the main volume was before I changed
> > > totem's volume. If I in this case bring the main volume up to 84% again,
> > > totem is at the 19% I set it to...
> > > 
> > > Is this expected behaviour?
> > 
> > I think this is the "flat volumes" "feature".
> > 
> > It can be disabled by setting:
> > flat-volumes = no
> > in /etc/pulse/daemon.conf or ~/.pulse/daemon.conf .
> 
> It may be related, but it's not the way that's _supposed_ to work, AIUI.
> When working correctly, with flat volumes, the two volumes should be the
> same, I believe - if you set totem to 70%, the 'main' volume slider in
> g-v-c or pavucontrol should also be at 70%. so it sounds like it may be
> some bug within the flat volume implementation.

Or one of the numerous bugs in the application's volume control patch.
Hopefully something to work on tomorrow if Lennart doesn't send me a
huge batch of things to do in the F-12 volume control :)


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