Webcam in-built microphone problem

Maciej Milewski milu at
Tue Jan 28 16:31:48 UTC 2014

On 28.01.2014 17:12, James Griffin wrote:
> Hi Maciej, 
> 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?
Your webcam looks as pcm2 so i suspect one of the other mixers(I bet
mixer2) is connected with it.
Check volume on this mixer to be sure it's not muted and then try
testing some records.


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