Webcam in-built microphone problem

James Griffin jmzgriffin at
Tue Jan 28 13:49:01 UTC 2014

On 2014-01-28, Matthias Apitz <guru at> wrote:

> What does 
> # cat /dev/sndstat show?

Installed devices:
pcm0: <Analog Devices AD1882 (Analog)> (play/rec) default
pcm1: <Analog Devices AD1882 (Front Analog Headphones)> (play)
pcm2: <USB audio> (rec)

> You should play around with the mixer settings and use the above dd cmd for
> tests;

Yeah, I will do that next. 

>> I looked at someones website, they described modifying a file
>> /compat/linux/etc/alsa/pcm/pcm-oss.conf - i haven't tried it yet, maybe
>> some settings in this will help?
> This is only for Skype and if you have more then one sound device.
> 	matthias

I only have one sound device, although I would use Skype a little if
this would work. Will modifying this file resolve that issue with Skype
do you think? 

Thanks for your help. I will report back with the result of the 'dd'
command you suggested. 


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