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    SubjectRe: [Bug 623] New: Volume not remembered.
    Actually, I agree with the submitter. Having the volume default to 0
    is stupid - userspace tools are all very well, but no substitute for
    sensible kernel defaults.

    --On Wednesday, April 23, 2003 18:45:58 +0200 Matthias Schniedermeyer <> wrote:

    > On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 09:23:18AM -0700, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
    >> Summary: Volume not remembered.
    >> Kernel Version: 2.5.x
    >> Status: NEW
    >> Severity: normal
    >> Owner:
    >> Submitter:
    >> Distribution: Gentoo
    >> Hardware Environment: ALSA, 82801AA AC'97 Audio
    >> Software Environment: Gnome
    >> Problem Description:
    >> Not certain if this is kernel or ALSA specific. In 2.4.x OSS volume levels
    >> were remembered for the various mixers. Now all of them always default to 0
    >> at bootup. I never ran ALSA with the 2.4 series, but it would be nice to
    >> remember volumes.
    >> Should I be bugging the alsa-project people instead?
    >> Steps to reproduce:
    >> Set a volume level, reboot, level has been reset.
    > OSS didn't do that "itself". He must have had a (maybe init-)script that
    > saved the mixer-settings at shutdown (or whenever) and restored the
    > values at startup.
    > Definitly not a kernel issue. (Hint, time for a FAQ on "common" issues
    > that are not problem of the kernel. And maybe a "RESOLVE because it's a
    > FAQ"-Status :-)
    > e.g. Debian does install an init-script it when you install the
    > "aumix"-package.
    > Bis denn
    > --
    > Real Programmers consider "what you see is what you get" to be just as
    > bad a concept in Text Editors as it is in women. No, the Real Programmer
    > wants a "you asked for it, you got it" text editor -- complicated,
    > cryptic, powerful, unforgiving, dangerous.

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