[alsa-devel] Possible regression on Sigmatel 9205

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Wed Oct 15 14:51:38 CEST 2008

At Tue, 14 Oct 2008 11:32:22 -0300,
Manuel Naranjo wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> Sorry to interrupt you all, but I had been trying to get the digital mic
> of my Dell Inspiron 1521 for the last 5 days without any sucess.
> I'm running kernel 2.6.27 with included ALSA, I also tried GIT alsa, and
> the result is the same, the mic works, but the volume is so damn low
> that there's no way to hear it.
> I checked dell's windows drivers and my board belongs to the M4_8 line
> and not to the M4_2 as suggested in alsa source. I also did a diff
> between M4_2 and M4_8 and there are some differences, specially in GPIO.
> I don't know what else to do now, I had tried everything. Last working
> alsa was 1.15 if I'm not wrong, but I'm not able to backport 1.15 to the
> new kernel, for some reason it fails to compile.

Do you have "Digital" volume adjusted properly (in the control name
"Digital Capture Volume")?
Usually this should be in exactly middle, which corresponds to 0dB.

Anyway, please show the alsa-info.sh output with --no-upload option.
This will tell us more detailed information.



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