Re: [linux-sunxi] Re: [PATCH v8 2/2] ASoc: sun4i-codec: Add FM, Line and Mic inputs

From: Stefan Monnier
Date: Tue Mar 22 2016 - 08:21:06 EST

>> I don't think you should focus too much on alsamixer, there's other
>> tools to modify the configuration.
> The expectation is that most users will use something like UCM and only
> system integrators will see the full control set in normal operation.

This presumes the "system integrator" (which could very well be the end
user in many cases) somehow knows what all the controls do/mean.

Anyway, it seems this is an ALSA problem rather than a sunxi problem.

Stefan "who wishes ALSA could describe the meaning of all those
controls, maybe as a graphical diagram, or as some kind
of (hopefully simple) program"