mic headphones problem

Rick Knight rick_knight at rlknight.com
Thu Mar 20 22:04:18 UTC 2008


Jon Grant wrote:
> Rick,
>
> Thanks for the tip
>
>   
>> On KDE in Kmix. The third tab is Switches. You'll find the 20db boost
>>  there. Not sure in Gnome, but it should be somewhere similar.
>>     
>
> I just have an "Input Source" list box, tested with the the two
> options "Mic" and "Line" but no difference.
>
> I ran "alsamixer" and could not see a +20db option there either.
>
> I amixer |grep Mic    no boost option available there.
>
> I did find the fix to get my Mic working though!!  I added to digg so
> others can use it: http://digg.com/linux_unix/Ubuntu_Mic_fix (digg if
> you like!)
>
> Basically snd-hda-intel needs STAC9200 model specified as "ref".
>
> We can specify the options in either /etc/modules or /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base
>
> options snd-hda-intel model=ref
>
> Any way to get Ubuntu to update to include this fix? I've filed bug
> reports before about crashes in core components, but no fixed have
> been actioned..
>
> Cheers, Jon
>
>   
Glad you got it fixed Jon.

Rick




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