SHR headphones not detecting

Al Johnson openmoko at
Fri Aug 28 16:14:21 CEST 2009

On Friday 28 August 2009, arne anka wrote:
> there are two possible explanations:
> - you have to push in the headphone plug harder to actually connect --
> hearing only in one earphone usually is a sign for that

No. He said the speaker on the phone is also on, so the alsa state is still 
using the speaker, not the headset. In this case sound only goes to one side 
of the headphones.

> - you needt to plug in _after_ establishing the call. not sure, how a) shr
> handles that and b) if fso did fix it -- but with debian i frequently
> experienced that the state file was switched only after establishing a
> communication, ie when calling or accepting with the headphones already
> plugged in, the state would nevertheless siwtch to handset, i had to
> unplug and replug the headphones to make the state switch correctly.

That indicates a bug in the state handling, either by the phone app or in 

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