[alsa-devel] Fwd: Dell Studio 14, internal mic
tiwai at suse.de
Thu Sep 17 18:31:54 CEST 2009
At Wed, 16 Sep 2009 17:18:11 -0400,
Alistair Boyle wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 1:34 AM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> > At Tue, 15 Sep 2009 13:54:16 -0400, Alistair Boyle wrote:
> >> On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 6:45 AM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> >> > At Mon, 14 Sep 2009 12:36:47 -0400, Alistair Boyle wrote:
> >> >> For the capture settings, "digital" should be the first setting since
> >> >> its the master capture control,
> >> >
> >> > You should keep this "Digital" control to 50%, corresponding to 0dB.
> >> This seems to be a bit of a regression: the recording source labels
> > Are you sure that you are using the very latest one?
> > Double-check the latest alsa-driver-snapshot.tar.gz.
> Oh, sorry. Yup, that's much better. Auto mic switching on plugin and
> the independent headphones are working properly now, including muting
> the speakers when a headphone is plugged in.
> Two issues remaining:
> 1. The "pc beep" is still making a bad buzz/crackling noise when an
> xterm beep occurs. There's also a new "speaker" control but it doesn't
> affect this behavior (unrelated?).
Hm, this is basically independent from my change, and I guess this is
a codec hardware issue.
> 2. It should be the "capture" control that Skype or some other
> application should be twiddling to adjust recording volume
> automatically? Is it this control that should come first when they are
> enumerated, or is there some property that is missing from this
> control to tell the application which control to use? (ie: is there
> anything the alsa-driver does to help the application get this right?)
The "Capture" volume is available. Skype should choose it as default.
Isn't it just the old saved setup that screws up?
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