[alsa-devel] missing control in alsamixer capture for CA0110-IBG

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Mon Aug 31 07:52:32 CEST 2009

At Sat, 29 Aug 2009 23:49:18 -0400 (GMT-04:00),
Susan Cragin wrote:
> I have a Creative X-fi pci card (HD-Audio Generic) that uses Creative CA0110-IBG. 
> Under alsamixer / Capture, there used to be two adjustments / sliders. 
> The first was for "mic" and controlled the volume. 
> I don't remember what the second was called, but it was very useful. 
> It's default setting was "0." But recording worked ideally if it was to one notch above "mic."
> I used to set them at 45/46 respectively. 
> Anyway, this handy adjustment / slider vanished a couple of weeks ago, and I was wondering where it went?

Nowhere.  There is no change in the ca0110 code.

This is most likely a side effect due to communication problem with
the codec chip.  There is something strange in the Creative HD-audio
part which is different from other chips...


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