[alsa-devel] Bugs on aspire one A150
maximlevitsky at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 01:52:19 CET 2009
On Mon, 2009-03-16 at 22:22 +0100, Andreas Mohr wrote:
> 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?
What about exposing the i-mic as a mono only device to userspace?
It is mono after all?
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