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    SubjectRe: ALSA problems with 2.6.18-rc3
    On Wednesday 09 August 2006 16:57, Lee Revell wrote:
    >On Wed, 2006-08-09 at 16:51 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
    >> On Wednesday 09 August 2006 16:41, Lee Revell wrote:
    >> [...]
    >>
    >> >> >Takashi-san,
    >> >> >
    >> >> >Does this help at all? Many users are reporting that sound broke
    >> >> > with 2.6.18-rc*.
    >> >> >
    >> >> >Lee
    >> >>
    >> >> Takashi-san's suggestion earlier today of running an "alsactl -F
    >> >> restore" seems to have fixed all those diffs right up, I now have
    >> >> good sound with an emu10k1 using an audigy 2 as card-0, running
    >> >> kernel-2.6.18-rc4.
    >> >
    >> >Distros should probably be using this as a default. Otherwise, simply
    >> >adding a new mixer control will cause restoring mixer settings to
    >> > fail.
    >> >
    >> >Lee
    >>
    >> I already have the 'alsactl restore' in my rc.local. Would there be
    >> any harm in just adding the -F to that invocation, or will that just
    >> restore it to a 'default' condition always. Seems like it would,
    >> canceling anything you have done & then did an 'alsactl store' to
    >> save..
    >
    >That's what I was suggesting - just add -F to the alsactl restore in
    >your init script. It won't restore it to a default state - the only
    >difference is that it will do a better job restoring your mixer state if
    >new controls are added by a driver update.
    >
    >alsactl --help:
    >
    > -F,--force try to restore the matching controls as much as
    >possible
    >
    >Lee

    Great, Lee, thanks. That also gave me a good excuse to expand the
    operating $PATH for rc.local, recent heyu changes seem to have killed my
    restoration of the config that existed after cron made the last change in
    config.


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