Re: sndio on Linux is missing output.mute

From: Alexandre Ratchov <>
Date: Tue, 2 Apr 2024 07:44:32 +0200
On Thu, Mar 28, 2024 at 01:47:26PM +1300, Jeremy Baxter wrote:
> Hi list,
> I've been using sndio on OpenBSD for a while now, and I've also set it
> up on my Linux machine too. Surprisingly it was easier to set up than
> pulseaudio which is boasted to be the best sound server on Linux if
> you want something that "just works".
> However I've noticed that the "output.mute" option is absent from
> sndioctl on Linux, why is this?


The linux code has no mixer control support yet, so the output.mute
control (among others) is missing; output.level is present because its
a simple software attenuation control.

Note that not all sound cards have a mute control, so output.mute
won't there in all cases anyway.
Received on Tue Apr 02 2024 - 07:44:32 CEST

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