> Yippee. As we all know, implementing GUI volume controls and putting
> the slider in the right place is a kernel function, and nothing to do
> with userspace...
Don't troll, James. The kernel needs to provide the functionality required
by userspace. The functionality required in this case is the facility to
read the current mixer levels.
> The right thing in this context is not to screw with hardware
> settings unless and until it is given settings to set. Do not set
> values arbitrarily: set only the values you are explicitly given.
> Anything else is simply a bug in your driver.
It is unwise to assume that the hardware is in a sane state when the driver
has been unloaded and reloaded. I agree that you should set the values that
were explicitly given. That's why we should remember them.
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