Charles R. Anderson
cra at WPI.EDU
Wed Feb 18 14:54:21 UTC 2004
On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 10:52:10AM +0000, John Hodrien wrote:
> This is getting silly. There has been no sound argument against cranking the
> mixer levels to 40 percent. There have been arguments in favour, especially
> for relative beginners.
I believe that is because this has been argued to death upstream
already. Upgstream ALSA developers made the choice to mute by
default. I believe it was to avoid possibly loud clicking, hissing,
or other problems during driver load/unload and system boot that could
damage speakers or ears.
If you want this changed, bring it up with the upstream ALSA
developers. I doubt FC is going to deviate from upstream in this
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