Webcam in-built microphone problem
jmzgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Jan 28 16:12:45 UTC 2014
On 2014-01-28, Maciej Milewski <milu at dat.pl> wrote:
> On 28.01.2014 14:48, James Griffin wrote:
>> On 2014-01-28, Matthias Apitz <guru at unixarea.de> 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)
> And do you have more than one mixer device?
> ls /dev/mixer*
> And check which device is recording input. Currently you have CD set as
> recording device(I think that's default) and you probably should have
> rec(or mic).
There are 3 mixer devices:
/usr/home/jmz % ls /dev/mixer*
/dev/mixer0 /dev/mixer1 /dev/mixer2
I have set the rec device; $mixer =rec mic
Looking again at the output for `cat /dev/sndstat` perhaps this should
be set to rec (pcm2: <USB audio> (rec)) as the webcam is usb peripheral?
I will try both to see. Does this sound correct to you?
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