[alsa-devel] Plugging in headphones doesn't mute speakers, internal microphone does not work
tiwai at suse.de
Tue Mar 3 13:29:27 CET 2009
At Mon, 2 Mar 2009 21:46:04 -0200,
Emilio López wrote:
> 2009/3/2 Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de>
> At Sat, 28 Feb 2009 14:38:10 -0200,
> Emilio López wrote:
> > Hello,
> > This is my first mail to the list, I hope you can help me. I have been
> > talking with people on #alsa, but they couldn't help me, so that's why
> > I'm writing to you.
> > Well, as lspci says, my Acer Aspire 6930 laptop has an "Intel
> > Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03)". With
> > this card, and without adding any mode=... to
> > /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base, playback works perfectly, but when I plug
> > in headphones, the integrated speakers do not mute. I can mute the
> > speakers muting "front" and "side" and use the headphones, but it
> > should be automatic.
> > Setting mode=auto makes the headphones, when plugged, mute the
> > speakers. But the problem with this is, that when using the speakers,
> > I only get sound from the speaker that was "front" in the other mode.
> > The microphone does not work in this mode either.
> > I also tried other modes, including (but not limited to) acer,
> > acer-aspire. I ran alsa-info.sh, here is the URL:
> > http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=
> > And before I forget, regarding the microphone, if I plug an external
> > one on the microphone plug, I can record. And I tried the internal one
> > on windows, and it works, so I believe it's an alsa problem.
> > Looking forward to hearing from you!
> Could you check the very latest sound git tree or alsa-driver snapshot
> below, first without model option?
> I tried with the alsa-driver snapshot without any model option, and now the
> headphones mute the speakers. But the internal microphone doesn't still work,
> and 'Side' doesn't output sound like it did before, even if it's unmuted and
> with volume at 100% (with the old version and without any model option, it
What "Side" volume would do exactly? It's for 7.1 output.
Does the machine have 7.1 output?
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