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Comment 17 for bug 409819

This fix (setting to Analog duplex) doesn't work for me, neither does the
options position_fix=1 in alsa_base.conf. I can get microphone 2 to work by
plugging in something to the front mic jack, but microphone 1 never picks up
any sound.

On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 8:18 PM, Paulo Tanimoto <email address hidden> wrote:

> It took me a few minutes to figure this out too. Although this works,
> it seems that my selection gets reset after shutting down the computer.
> In other words, this doesn't seem to get saved here. Does anybody have
> the same problem?
>
> --
> [regression] Built-in mic not working after pulse updates on Karmic. Intel
> 82801H (ICH8 Family) sound card.
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/409819
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> of the bug.
>
> Status in “pulseaudio” package in Ubuntu: New
>
> Bug description:
> After doing an update on a bunch of pulseaudio packages my microphone
> stopped working.
>
> I played with Sound preferences, made sure "mute" was unchecked and I also
> tried in alsamixer to increase the mic boost and I tried out both "Internal"
> and "Mic" options.
>
> These are all the packages that were updated before it stopped working
> (from Synaptic history):
>
> indicator-applet (0.1.6-0ubuntu1) to 0.2.0~bzr319-0ubuntu4
> libpulse-browse0 (1:0.9.15-4ubuntu3) to 1:0.9.16~test4-0ubuntu1
> libpulse-mainloop-glib0 (1:0.9.15-4ubuntu3) to 1:0.9.16~test4-0ubuntu1
> libpulse0 (1:0.9.15-4ubuntu3) to 1:0.9.16~test4-0ubuntu1
> pulseaudio (1:0.9.15-4ubuntu3) to 1:0.9.16~test4-0ubuntu1
> pulseaudio-esound-compat (1:0.9.15-4ubuntu3) to 1:0.9.16~test4-0ubuntu1
> pulseaudio-module-bluetooth (1:0.9.15-4ubuntu3) to 1:0.9.16~test4-0ubuntu1
> pulseaudio-module-gconf (1:0.9.15-4ubuntu3) to 1:0.9.16~test4-0ubuntu1
> pulseaudio-module-x11 (1:0.9.15-4ubuntu3) to 1:0.9.16~test4-0ubuntu1
> pulseaudio-module-zeroconf (1:0.9.15-4ubuntu3) to 1:0.9.16~test4-0ubuntu1
> pulseaudio-utils (1:0.9.15-4ubuntu3) to 1:0.9.16~test4-0ubuntu1
> vlc (1.0.0-1ubuntu1) to 1.0.1-1ubuntu1
> vlc-nox (1.0.0-1ubuntu1) to 1.0.1-1ubuntu1
> Installed the following packages:
> libdvbpsi5 (0.1.6-1)
> libindicate-gtk0 (0.2.0~bzr319-0ubuntu4)
> libindicate2 (0.2.0~bzr319-0ubuntu4)
> pulseaudio-module-udev (1:0.9.16~test4-0ubuntu1)
>
> My hardware is this:
> $ cat /proc/asound/card*/codec\#*|grep -i codec
> Codec: Analog Devices AD1984A
>
>
> $ arecord -l
> **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices ****
> card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: AD198x Analog [AD198x Analog]
> Subdevices: 2/2
> Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
> Subdevice #1: subdevice #1
>
> $ lspci | grep -i audio
> 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio
> Controller (rev 03)
>
> Here is a screenshot of the pavucontrol and sound preferences and sound
> recorder:
> http://img139.imageshack.us/img139/7273/soundissues.png
>
> Here is a screenshot of alsamixer:
> http://img17.imageshack.us/img17/6275/screenshot6d.png
>
> You can see that the mic volume level seems to indicate sound coming in,
> but when I play the sound is just noise. It's almost as if it was trying to
> use the mic plug on the side of the laptop but not the builtin one.
>
> Sound output works fine.
>
> As per this post:
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=7739984&postcount=17 I created:
> ~/.asoundrc
> pcm.pulse {
> type pulse
> }
> ctl.pulse {
> type pulse
> }
> pcm.!default {
> type pulse
> }
> ctl.!default {
> type pulse
> }
>
> ...after that, my Alsa mixer changed and it only shows this:
> http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/6919/alsai.png
> So I ended up reverting it and remove those changes from ~/.asoundrc
>
> I'm running an up to date version of Karmic on a Thinkpad X300.
>