Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 612429
Volume fade/balance randomly unset
Last modified: 2011-06-29 09:50:58 EDT
Description of problem:
The volume levels in the Output Devices settings don't stay locked in. It doesn't matter if it's set to fallback or not, the channels all tend to revert back to all the same level.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Not sure if this applies to pulseaudio or pavucontrol.
Always, but can't pinpoint the exact cause. Seems random.
Sound is hd-audio. The output used is 5.1 surround. If there was a way for the user to force lock these levels, it would prevent this problem?
Sounds like a dependency loop of some client feeding volume info it read back to PA, it shouldn't do that. if you run pa in a terminal with "-vvvv" (run pulseaudio -k first, to terminate the running instance) you should be able to figure out which client that might be.
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