Bug#233974: [Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#233974: alsa-base: rebooting after single user mode trashes mixer settings

Ryan Underwood Ryan Underwood <nemesis@icequake.net>, 233974@bugs.debian.org
Fri, 27 Feb 2004 10:21:07 -0600

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On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 07:29:47PM -0500, David B Harris wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Feb 2004 19:35:52 -0600
> Ryan Underwood <nemesis@dbz.icequake.net> wrote:
> > When booting into single user mode with 'single' option to kernel, the
> > ALSA init script is not executed to restore the previous mixer settings.
> > However, after issuing 'reboot', the init script is executed to _save_
> > the mixer settings, which were never restored!  Thus, the default mixer
> > settings get saved, wiping out all customizations.
> >=20
> > I'm not sure of a way to solve this, but I think it is a problem; any
> > time the user takes the system to single user to do maintainence, mixer
> > settings are destroyed.  Any ideas?
> This, I think, is fixed in CVS. Not sure, it needs some testing. Anyhoo,
> here's a snippet from debian/changelog:
> - debian/alsa-base.conf, debian/alsa-base.init: Add support to set the
>   runlevels within which mixer settings will be saved (the same setting is
>   also used to determine *from* which runlevels we'll be saving mixer
>   settings). Now if you boot into single-user mode and reboot right from
>   there, mixer settings won't be saved (so on your next mute you'll have
>   your normal levels, not all-muted). (Closes: #233974)

As long as 'mute'=3D=3D'boot', I think we are ok. :)  Thanks!

Ryan Underwood, <nemesis@icequake.net>

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