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    SubjectRe: [Bug 623] New: Volume not remembered.
    Jamie Lokier wrote:
    > Even when the microphone is disabled, you still get (a) the sound of
    > nearby mobile phone radio signals (my laptop is very bad for this),
    > (b) a scary load "pop" as the sound system pulses the speaker. This
    > is particularly bad with powered external speakers, as you wonder
    > whether it is good for them.

    Good points.

    > A standard audio module option "volume=X" meaning "set volume X%
    > when the module initialises".

    I don't quite see how this would make user space any less

    # insmod audio_driver volume=`retrieve_volume`


    # insmod audio_driver
    # aumix -L >/dev/null

    only that the latter can do a lot more, so you may want it even
    if the module lets you set the volume. And the module solution
    doesn't help with monolithic kernels. (And I doubt you'd want
    this to be a kernel command line parameter. Talk about fancy.)

    > Then anything with a fancy enough userspace [...]

    echo 'aumix -L >/dev/null' >>/etc/rc.d/rc.local

    Wow, that was hard :-) (Okay, things get a tad more complex if
    you have more than one mixer.)

    - Werner

    / Werner Almesberger, Buenos Aires, Argentina /
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