[pulseaudio-discuss] Muting while changing ports

Tanu Kaskinen tanu.kaskinen at digia.com
Wed Sep 21 07:16:52 PDT 2011

On Wed, 2011-09-21 at 17:08 +0300, David Henningsson wrote:
> On 09/21/2011 02:22 PM, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > There exists audio hardware that produces annoying noise (snap, crackle,
> > pop) when changing the alsa mixer settings, unless hw mute is used
> > during the mixer changes. I'm planning to fix this by using hw mute
> > during path activation, if the path provides hw mute. If anyone has
> > objections or other comments, the best time to publish them would be
> > now :)
> Does not sound like anything I would like to enable by default - e g, 
> what if hw mute introduces a click, and changing the volume does not?

If you think that such hardware is likely to exist, then I guess I'll
have to make this configurable, and disable it by default. The path
configuration files would get a new option for the [General] section:
"mute-during-activation = yes/no". Does that sound ok to you?


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