[linux-audio-dev] Why alsamixer starts with all the volumes settings in 0?

Eric Dantan Rzewnicki rzewnickie at rfa.org
Fri Jul 1 12:20:43 EDT 2005


On Fri, Jul 01, 2005 at 06:02:29PM +0200, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer hat gesagt: // Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer wrote:
> > Hi everyone! I was just wondering why alsamixer starts with all volume
> > settings in cero. 
> To avoid broken loudspeakers.
> > Also, it is possible to, at least, lstart with the main volume and
> > pcm/wav just a little bit raised? I think this would help when
> > configuring alsa, specially for newbies. 
> One of your start scripts, notmally /etc/init.d/alsa or
> /etc/init.d/alsasound, should contain a call to alsactl, which stores
> mixer settings on shutdown and recalls them on reboot. What
> distribution are you on? 

oops. frank beat me to it.
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