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Re: [OT] Re: What netbook to you run NetBSD on? (-> netbook.xml)

On Wed, 22 Oct 2008 10:44:57 -0400
"Steven M. Bellovin" <> wrote:

> > >
> > >Exactly, I had to write a shell script to use mixerctl to set up
> > >sound for
> > > my internal speakers or to send output to the head phones.
> > >Each time I need to change the sound level I have to type mixerctl
> > >-w outputs.lineout=xyz,xyz
> > >This sucks big time...
> > 
> > Why don't you stick it in /etc/sysctl.conf
> > 
> I do that.  I also did some magic with xmodmap and fvwm to make the
> volume keys on my T61 useful.
Correction -- I don't use sysctl.conf because that handles, well,
sysctl; to my knowledge, mixerctl manipulates a different namespace.
(I'd be delighted to learn I'm wrong.)  Instead, I invoke mixerctl from

                --Steve Bellovin,

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