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SubjectRe: Hack for Sound question
On Tue, 21 Jul 1998 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.

Mike A. Harris - Computer Consultant - Linux advocate

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