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    SubjectRe: Hack for Sound question
    On Tue, 21 Jul 1998 woody@chunnel.oca.udayton.edu wrote:

    > Not to take away from the important kernel hacking, but I have a tiny
    > question of opinion to ask. I wanted to tweak the sb_mixer code around a
    > bit to automaticly save and restore mixer levels whenever the mixer is
    > accessed. It just irks me to have to reset it each time I reboot my
    > computer. ;)
    >
    > I was wondering where the best place to store the mixer
    > settings "permanently" would be.
    >
    > A standard file? say in /var or /tmp?
    > Or would the /dev/nvram be a safe place to store these settings? And how
    > much space is available in /dev/nvram?

    How about downloading and installing the program called "mixer"
    which I believe is on sunsite. It is a command line based mixer
    for Linux. You can put it in one of your rc scripts such as
    rc.local to set the default volumes for your soundcard. This is
    not a kernel issue really.


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