[solved][snd_hda][AD1981HD] microphone doesn't work
andrey.kosachenko at gmail.com
Wed May 20 20:57:50 UTC 2009
Alexander Motin wrote:
> Andrey wrote:
>> There is a laptop with Intel HD Audio Controller on board (HDA Codec
>> AD1981HD) and FreeBSD8.0 CURRENT installed. Unfortunately I can't get
>> microphone working. (7.2-PRERELEASE had been used before switching to
>> CURRENT and microphone had been known as working out-of-the-box on
>> that version of FreeBSD).
>> Looking through the list exposed message where similar issue was
>> But it looks like requestor didn't provide feedback regarding enclosed
>> patch. Also, as far as I can judge, that patch is already in CURRENT,
>> but it seems issue is not solved yet (well, at least I think so).
> This patch was merged to 7-stable 4 months ago, together with the rest
> of driver changes. 7.2-PRERELEASE had snd_hda driver almost (or may be
> even completely) identical to the CURRENT of that time. So I don't
> understand the difference. To find any difference in driver operation,
> try to compare verbose dmesg of the driver in working and not working
> By the way, are you sure that problem is in driver itself? Can't be
> linuxulator, Skype, settings or whatever else problem? What are you
> using to record sound? Have you tried to use something trivial like
> rawrec and rawplay?
> What microphone are you using: external or internal? Have you tried
> another one? Are you recording silence or some noise? What mixer
> settings do you use?
sorry for the noise. The real root of the issue was my fault: I selected
improper recording device for external microphone. (JFR: switching
recording device to 'monitor' (i.e. 'mixer =rec monitor') was the proper
setting in my case).
Many thanks to Alexander Motin for helping me to reveal misconfiguration.
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