[pulseaudio-discuss] Invalid dB data from drivers

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Tue Feb 23 15:27:22 PST 2010

'Twas brillig, and David Henningsson at 23/02/10 22:24 did gyre and gimble:
>> Heya,
>> just wanted to point everybody to this new "canned response" type note
>> I just added to the wiki:
>> http://pulseaudio.org/wiki/BadDecibel
>> I wrote a little tool that can be used to track invalid dB data
>> exposed by ALSA drivers. Incorrect dB data usually means that playing
>> a stream in PA while another one is already playing might result in a
>> volume change of the first one, that should not happen.
>> As it appears a lot of USB hw has issues with the dB information.
>> Anyway, I though you might find that page and the tool useful,
>> especially if you maintain PA in other distributions and want to know
>> what to do with bug reports about issues like the one I pointed out
>> above.
> Did this tool go almost unnoticed, at least on this list?

I guess most of us have been following the interesting and very long
thread on this topic over at:
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.alsa.devel/70545 :)



Colin Guthrie

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