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The case for the /usr merge

The case for the /usr merge

Posted Jan 29, 2012 11:32 UTC (Sun) by mpr22 (subscriber, #60784)
In reply to: The case for the /usr merge by mikachu
Parent article: The case for the /usr merge

Which raises the inevitable question "Who, exactly, thought that softvol=no being the default was a good idea?".


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The case for the /usr merge

Posted Jan 29, 2012 13:43 UTC (Sun) by mastro (guest, #72665) [Link]

Softvol uses a bit more CPU and when used at very low volume degrades sound quality when compared with just setting the correct PCM volume. At least this was the case a few years ago, not sure how stuff works with pulseaudio.


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