[mythtv-users] ALSA Sound question

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Dec 30 21:43:30 UTC 2004

On 12/13/2004 08:15 PM, Schwarz, Robert P wrote:

>Running FC3, with ALSA!  How can I make sure that after bootup the
>alsamixer settings are correct?
>I have played with /etc/asound.state! No effect!
>So I played with /etc/int.d/alsasound (added "set -x") and see that alsa
>is already loaded. So the asound.state is never processed.
>I have played with /etc/modprobe.conf adding the install and remove
>lines!  No effect!
>mythbackend starts from /etc/rc5.d! How can I (or better yet what is the
>proper way to) guarantee that the capture and volume settings are
>correct?  My system defaults to Line for Capture and I need CD, and
>Capture also needs capture on.  I have also tried "/etc/profile.d" as
>with the MYKERNEL postings, but that only effects post logon shells.  I
>have also considered adding the amixer lines to the S86mythbackend
>startup script. 
alsactl store

in shutdown scripts, and

alsactl restore

in startup scripts.

(In theory...  I don't use FC3.)


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