Problem with KMix in KDE CVS

Christian Esken c.esken at
Sun Feb 1 23:41:49 GMT 2004

On Monday 26 January 2004 08:51, Lieven Buts wrote:
> I have been looking at bug #69320
> ( because it affects KDE on my
> Dell Inspiron 1100 laptop with Intel i810 on-board sound.
> It seems that the CVS version of KMix is switching on the "External
> amplifier power down" control of the ALSA mixer, whereas the 3.1.x versions
> do not. When this ALSA control is turned on (unmuted), the speakers on the
> laptop are shut down. The control can be turned off again in CVS KMix by
> enabling the "Advanced" checkbox, which reveals additional controls.
> I am now trying to find out how widespread this kind of organization is. Is
> it Dell-specific, or is it a i810 chipset feature?

You should check with ALSA ( If anybody knows, 
its the ALSA develoers.


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