[pulseaudio-discuss] permanent microphone boost

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Thu May 6 01:24:18 PDT 2010

'Twas brillig, and Piscium at 05/05/10 19:00 did gyre and gimble:
> I am completely ignorant about audio stacks, so I don't know if mic
> boost belongs in Alsa or PA. However as far as I know the only audio
> GUI that comes in the default installation for some distros is
> PulseAudio's. So from a usability point of view it would be nice to
> have a tick box for mic boost there. Such a tick box is for example
> available in Windows.
> So I am happy that I found how to solve my problem with the help of
> the forum, but other people are probably not so lucky!

Well the solution you're using is not really a good one. It will not
work when a mixer probably controls that element, which AFAICT is what
should happen.

Perhaps it's just not handled properly (despite the fact that on the
surface the code looks like it should work).

I'll ask Lennart to comment to hopefully get to the bottom of the real



Colin Guthrie

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