[pulseaudio-discuss] possible bug report? pavucontrol volume jumps to 100% when switching to a mono/stereo file

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Dec 11 05:54:19 PST 2008

On Sun, 23.11.08 03:08, Sanjeev Sharma (throwit1 at gmail.com) wrote:

> I've noticed that the startup volume for applications sometimes jumps by
> itself to 100 %
> I'm viewing happenings in pavucontrol, the applications tab - I've seen this
> with sox, mplayer and rhythmbox so far
> play a stereo file and set the volume low (say 10%)
> quit the sound player application
> play the same file again, or another stereo file - the volume is at the
> level you set it before.
> now play a mono file with the same application - the volume by itself (no
> user input) is now 100%
> set the volume down to 10%
> quit the sound player application
> play the mono file again, the volume is still 10%.
> quit the sound player
> play a stereo file -  the volume by itself is now 100%

In PA git we use a more intelligent algorithm to remap stored volumes
between different channel mappings. This problem should be solved.


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