[alsa-devel] Bugs on aspire one A150

Andreas Mohr andi at lisas.de
Mon Mar 16 22:22:27 CET 2009


On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 09:28:39PM +0100, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Mon, 16 Mar 2009 19:06:38 +0100,
> Andreas Mohr wrote:
> > I just tried connecting a headset and switching to E-Mic.
> > What I can say is:
> > - opposite levels does NOT happen there (E-Mic is "analog micro"-based, right?)
> > - leaving E-Mic unplugged will actually record from i-Mic (due to properly
> >   working EAPD mechanism, right?)
> The record from mic-jack is via analog path.  The phase-inversion
> appears only for digital-mic, AFAIK.

Thought so.

> > One question still: is this a hardware defect (i.e. could this possibly
> > be swapped cables of the microphone connector in this model or so?
> > Not plausible but...), or is this an existing property
> > of the HDA's dig-mic base? You indicated it's the latter I think...
> My guess is that it's a hardware implementation.
> Maybe for the noise suppression via mic array.

Not sure what this means.

> The question is whether the left / right channels recorded from
> digital mic are really raw data, or they are for modified data
> (for differential, etc)...  It's hard to guess without the actual
> data.

I don't quite follow you here. Is there anything I could do about this?



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