[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] Pulseaudio input mixer rewrite

David Henningsson david.henningsson at canonical.com
Wed Jan 19 08:19:52 PST 2011

On 2011-01-19 16:59, David Henningsson wrote:
> Yeah, I guess it's time. Let me know if you want six emails instead of one.
> Over the past few weeks - although there always seems to be something
> else you have to fix first - I've been working on fixing the
> long-standing issues with the pulseaudio mixer paths not working
> correctly on the input side: basically it isn't showing helpful enough
> names (e g "Microphone 1" and "Microphone 2" instead of "Front
> Microphone" and "Rear Microphone"), and not always controlling the right
> sliders underneath.
> I have tested it on the stuff I have here and it seems to work well
> enough. For Ubuntu users, easy testing is here:
> https://launchpad.net/~diwic/+archive/pulse-mixer
> Realtek HDA codecs might need two recent ALSA commits that rename "Mic
> Boost" to "Mic Boost Volume", and to change an index error that made PA
> ignore the control. They are both in queue for 2.6.38. I've also made
> some changes in the kernel to clear up the namespace (i e change some of
> the more crazy names to standard names) recently that might be interesting.

For reference, here are the patches you want for Realtek:

ALSA: HDA: Fix volume control indices for Mics (Realtek) - 

ALSA: HDA: Rename "Mic Boost" to "Mic Boost Volume" -

And for some various renaming:


David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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