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  • elw3
    We have ruled all this things out already. The shown high usage is ONLY caused by the read. Which you can simply check by deleting the...
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    Note that i saw this wrongly counted wait time firsthand already when i wondered why some tool reported 100% cpu usage while i copied...
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    But thats exactly what i do. And your user pic is the debian logo, you should be able to read a simple while loop. The simple...
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    We have different volume sliders. Alsa master, several alsa software channels, pulse sink and of course every application has its own...
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    In the current situation the daemon keeps it in sync at all times. And if its out there will be no sound. So no, you can set it just...
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    Alternative? No this is exactly what it is about.I am looking into making a pulse connection already. But pulse is a bitch to deal with...
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    But does the encoder sleep? Its a slippery slope which chip does need your energy in the end. In a simple form it usually is just a...
  • elw3
    You seem to have mixed booth up, its the other way around. Encoder wheels usually dont have a stop. Potentiometers have or have not...
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    Well lets not forget that it feels nice while saving us from crackling.... But after all this messing with it i may just using only keys...
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    Finding actual useful usage scenarios for other purposes might be a tad hard. The stop notch is a hindrance. Without one it would be...
  • elw3
    Yes agreed. We should no read the files at all but directly feed the volume daemon into the kernel. Thats likely a work for several months.
  • elw3
    Thanks for explaining @aTc I happen to mix up units a lot when drunk. I once needed nanoseconds, ironically for sound syncing, and i...
  • elw3
    Looking at the original volume daemon there are two things i can note: It has this line: if(volume!=pv) which lets it set the volume if...
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    Then you need to poll if music plays >.< Guy here has a point. Such features as checking if music plays is highly specific, if you...
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    Ah, i could not sleep before trying it anyway, so here is a running version. First kill the original daemon, then do ./volume bla.lua...
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