[pulseaudio-discuss] Mic not working with PA

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue Sep 29 15:20:27 PDT 2009

On Fri, 25.09.09 13:11, remrot at gmail.com (remrot at gmail.com) wrote:

> Hi again!
>  I found a workaround for the dead mic: adding 'position_fix=1' to the
> option list brought it back to life! However, it's still different from
> within the live system. The recorded stream is very quiet and contains
> significant noise, unlike in the live system where volume and quality were
> very good, even with the capture device almost muted! So, it still remains a
> very strange bug and I wrote another mail to the ALSA developer list
> containing additional information collected with their info-script. You can
> take a look at it there if you like (the devel, not the users list). I'm
> curious if I'll ever get a response...

The output of "amixer -c0" on the live medium and the installation
might be very interesting. This should tell us why decibel works on
one, but not on the other.

Are kernels used any different? What does "uname -a" say on both systems?


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