Fedora 11 nerfed my mixer

Bastien Nocera bnocera at redhat.com
Tue Apr 21 12:50:05 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-04-20 at 23:29 -0500, Callum Lerwick wrote:
> So, the shiny new pulseaudio mixer setup in F11 took away my ability to
> tell the panel applet which channel to use. It seems to insist on
> messing with the master. I have a second computer hooked in to the line
> in, so it can share speakers with my main box. I had it set up so the
> master volume was set on maximum, and the panel volume thingy adjusted
> the PCM volume. This allowed me to adjust volumes separately, the
> secondary box stayed at a constant volume and the main box could be
> adjusted freely without affecting the secondary machine.
> How do I get this behavior back?

_This_ behaviour, no. Any reasons why you don't use PulseAudio over the
network instead?

I'm afraid that your use of the volume control wasn't really something
we thought about, and I'm not sure that's a use case we're that
interested in catering for.

> (Someday I'll just get me a proper studio mixer. Sigh...)


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