Re: mixer support on dmasound
On Mon, 23 Oct 2000, C.M. Connelly wrote:
> On my Powercenter 132 with gnome-applets 1.2.1-1, the mixer applet
> controls only work for the line-out jack and have no effect on the
> internal speaker. To control the internal speaker volume, I have to
> start gmix and adjust the ``Spkr'' slider -- the ``Vol'' slider also
> only affects the line-out jack.
> [...] See also Bug #71681, ``gnome-applets: mixer_applet should work
> on PowerMac/PowerPC'', a wishlist bug I filed against gnome-applets
> that is marked as being forwarded upstream. You might want to reopen
> your bug and assign it to gnome-applets, or send your patch to the bug
> I filed.
If it's possible, I'd rather see a patch to the dmasound drivers so that
not only mixer_applet but all programs (aumix, for example) can control
the mixer "out of the box." It seems like a kludge if every program that
uses the mixer must be modified to support dmasound.