[2008.8] [2008.9] [qtopia] earphones

Alastair Johnson alastair at truebox.co.uk
Wed Oct 1 20:02:56 CEST 2008

Davide Scaini wrote:
> Thanks a lot I'll try!
> why there's no wiki about that?

Because nobody's added it yet ;-) If it sorts the problem for you then 
please add the details to the wiki.

> thanks again
> d
> On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 6:40 PM, Alastair Johnson <alastair at truebox.co.uk 
> <mailto:alastair at truebox.co.uk>> wrote:
>     Davide Scaini wrote:
>      > hi all,
>      > if I connect the earphones at the fr i can hear only from one
>     side... is
>      > that and hardware or a software problem? I tried with asu and qtopia
>      > with the same result
>      > (the earphones are ok...)
>      > thanks
>      > d
>     qtopia and 2008.x don't switch alsa state files on insertion of the
>     headset. This leaves you with the stereoout.state which will give output
>     in one ear of the headset only. You need to load headset.state instead:
>            alsactl -f /usr/share/openmoko/scenarios/headset.state restore
>     You may have to switch states manually rather frequently, depending on
>     how aware of the headset the various apps are. You may want to switch to
>     gsmheadset.state during phone calls for instance.

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