[arch-general] MPD volume problems after update -> mpd 0.17-1

Gaetan Bisson bisson at archlinux.org
Wed Jul 4 19:25:58 EDT 2012

[2012-07-04 17:15:37 +0200] Martti Kühne:
> I'm sorry, but I find it extremely confusing that you discuss if any of the
> clients make a difference on the mpd server's behavior.

This was to know whether his issue was client or server side.

> There's a section
> audio_output in mpd.conf, which probably caught some glitch, probably related
> to your sound system.

Me, I have no issue... Try replying to Sébastien instead.

> checked for a /etc/mpd.conf.pacnew yet?
> as for my own config:
> audio_output {
>   type "alsa"
>   mixer_type "software"
>   mixer_control "Master"
> }
> also, there are plenty of examples in my mpd.conf, some fiddling will likely
> solve the issue

That's a horrendous approach to problem solving, really. My advice: let
everything commented in your mpd.conf so that MPD autodetects ALSA...


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