nasd MixerInit (was Re: [nas] native alsa bottom-end )

Steve McIntyre steve at
Sat May 13 17:39:39 MDT 2006

On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 04:38:59PM -0400, Paul Fox wrote:
>i wrote:
> > ...currently i'm having a very odd problem where i
> > can play sounds via nasd just fine, but can't control the volume. 
>i believe i've figured out the problem.  it's this configuration
>    # init the mixer on startup? Voxware only.
>    MixerInit	"no"			
>not only does this cause the mixer to not be initialized at
>startup time, but it disables all mixer "set" operations.
>surely this isn't intentional.  is it?  (see the "leave_mixer" boolean
>in auvoxware.c)

Hmmm, that does sound like a bug, yes! Looks like the check in
setPhysicalOutputGain() is the culprit.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve at
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