Not capturing sound

Predrag Punosevac punosevac at
Sat Feb 2 23:35:25 PST 2008

Dan Kelley wrote:
> Good evening all.
> Long-time FreeBSD user since 1997-ish.  Been away from FreeBSD for a while.
> I've always used it as a server, never tried as a workstation, so bear with
> me if I sound a bit dumb .
> Here's the problem.  Audacity won't record anything from the mic.  I know
> the mic works because if I go to volume and turn it up I get feedback, can
> hear what's going on, etc.
> So when I go into Monitor mode, for example, and even  crank up the volume,
> nothing happens.  Same for recording.
> Suggestions?  Sorry if I sound a bit dumb.  You wanna talk kernel hacking
> I'm your guy, but I'm pretty dumb about this kinda thing.
> Thanks in advance!
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Check the mixer. The mike should be muted by default as well.
Check also if the kernel saw your card in the full duplex mode.
You might have permission problem as well since you need write
access to the device.



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