[Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#631963: [PATCH] ALSA: hda - Disable automute feature by default

Ben Hutchings ben at decadent.org.uk
Thu Jul 14 13:59:32 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-07-14 at 10:01 +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> [I resend this again since it didn't get out due to domain problem of
>  alsa-project.org.  If you've already seen the mail, please disregard.]
> At Thu, 14 Jul 2011 03:07:51 +0100,
> Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > 
> > The default behaviour should be the same as before this feature
> > was introduced, to avoid user confusion.
> > 
> > Reported-by: Toni Mueller <support at oeko.net>
> > References: http://bugs.debian.org/631963
> > Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben at decadent.org.uk>
> > ---
> > The code is rather inconsistent in whether 'mode' means the behaviour or
> > mechanism of automute.  I didn't touch that but you might want to
> > consider some renaming.
> Sorry, I can't take this.
> First, the fix is touching a wrong place.  There are several flags to
> control the auto-mute behavior.  spec->automute is a flag to control
> the all auto-mute feature including the headphone jack.  For the
> line-out jack, it's spec->automute_lines flag.


> Secondly, this is a fix of long-standing bug.  With this change, the
> driver finally behaves consistently in a way seen in other OS.

But why would Linux users know or care how it behaves in the other OS?


Ben Hutchings
If the facts do not conform to your theory, they must be disposed of.
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