[alsa-devel] snd-hda-intel AD1981 - the microphone doesn't work

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Wed Feb 13 16:45:14 CET 2008

At Tue, 12 Feb 2008 18:11:28 +0100,
Robert Gonciarz wrote:
> Hi, I'm trying to activate a microphone (I have just external one) in my 
> HP NX7300 (RU374ES) notebook (it has two jacks without internal mic) for 
> six months. Alsamixer says that it's AD1981 chipset.
> The sound works great execept two things:
> - it's too silent when I set almost the maximum level (if you compare it 
> with Windows XP driver) - but it's not so bad. It is said that a tothem 
> can change some hidden settings to make it louder.
> - the microphone doesn't work even though I setted it in alsamiser (the 
> settings: <capture tab> the "Mic" is red, "Mic boss" is setted with 
> 67/67, "Capture" 80/80, Mix is blue and "-----", "Digital" 62/62, 
> "Docking-" is blue and "----", "Internal" 67/67.
> The mic doesn't capture any voice at all.

Could you show the output of alsa-info.sh?

> It was tested with snd-hda-intel module from the lastest sources from 
> your website: alsa-driver-1.0.16rc2.

Try 1.0.16-final, or even better HG version.


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