pcm and AC97 microphone issues with 5.2 RELEASE
tresstatus at butler.net
Sun Feb 1 06:56:30 PST 2004
I recently installed 5.2-RELEASE from scratch on another partition in my
windows box. Being a windows box, I still have my windows sound card.
Hercules Game Theatre XP is my sound card. At first I was having
crackly sound problems. I fixed those with a patch I found on the
mailing list. This effectively turned on the amp in the breakout box
for the sound card. I'm still having mic problems. Both before and
after I applied this patch, my microphone was extremely slow. It slow
the sound down really bad. I tried using it in TeamSpeak and that's how
I noticed the problem. Everyone was saying that I sounded like jabba the
hut. So I started doing some investigating. I've searched the
newsgroups and the lists and can't find a valid patch to fix this. I
tested it myself by doing "cat /dev/audio > /dev/audio". Here's what my
dmesg says about pcm.
pcm0: <CS461x PCM Audio> on csa0
pcm0: <Unknown AC97 Codec (id = 0x4352592d)>
Does anyone know how to fix this? Is there a patch that fixes this that
I just haven't found? Like I said, I've googled the newsgroups, I've
searched the freebsd list archives, and I've even asked in almost every
freebsd channel that I can find on IRC.
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