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On Saturday 21 Apr 2012 20:00:00 Mark Knecht wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 11:24 AM, Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@...>
> > On 21/04/12 21:13, Mark Knecht wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Ah, for a peaceful Saturday, but I guess not this one... I'm just
> >> starting to investigate this but maybe someone's worked on this sort
> >> of thing recently?
> > Make sure the mic is selected as the "capture" source:
> > * Run alsamixer in a terminal.
> > * Press F6 and select your sound card.
> > * Press F4 to get to the capture settings.
> > * From the available inputs, select "Mic" (left/right arrow keys) and
> > press space to select it as the capture source. Raise the capture volume
> > to maximum (up arrow key.)
> > * Esc.
> > All of this can also be done in KMix if you're on KDE.
> Hi Nikos,
> Right, all done both in KMix as well as alsamixer. No change yet.
> Capture was already selected and volume up. I tried with Capture1 and
> Capture2. No change.
> I tried dropping back to my earlier 3.2.1-gentoo-r2 kernel but that
> also didn't work. However for some reason it also had a problem with
> the nvidia driver and to get X I had to do a modules-rebuild -X
> rebuild so I'm no longer sure what state that's in WRT also. Anyway,
> 3.2.1 boots, KDE logs in but no microphone audio. That kernel was
> built on 3/17 so I'm 200% certain the mix worked on that kernel 2
> weeks ago.
> What's strange about this (to me) is that when I'm in the Skype
> Test Call app (darn I like that English girl in that. Where is she
> from?) :-) I can tap on the mic and hear the thumps in my headphones
> so I know the mix works. However I'm not sure if possibly the sound
> card isn't mixing that directly into the audio output and maybe Alsa
> is never hearing the mic.
> Stumped. Going to try the old delete asound.state thing next...
I seem to recall activating/unmuting 'digital' capture in alsamix for my plug
in mic to work.