pulse audio

David Henningsson david.henningsson at canonical.com
Tue Dec 20 08:17:28 UTC 2011

On 12/20/2011 07:10 AM, Len Ovens wrote:
> On Mon, December 19, 2011 5:33 pm, David Henningsson wrote:
>> (Please don't respond in private if anyone can benefit from the answer)
> The one thing I did not mention that I find is odd. Is that the pulse
> controller has two settings on my machine, mic and line. When it is in mic
> mode pulse controls capture and boost as already discussed. If for example
> we are at +40db boost is 30 and capture is 10. Now I switch to line mode.
> Boost and capture are still at the same place. Lower the level to 0 (err
> -16.5)... Umm boost is still at 30. Where ever boost is when I switch, it
> stays at. (this can be monitored with alsamixer in a terminal) I would
> think the correct response on switching to line mode would be to set boost
> to 0.

On second thought, even if this is not a practical problem in general, I 
think it makes sense to do so. I've just sent a patch upstream that 
addresses this (with you cc:ed in).

David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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