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Re: [SLUG] Microphone problems with Creative/Ectiva 5.1


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Hi Denis,
Sorry it took so long to get back - I went for a short break up the coast.
All works in Windows but no luck with the microphone in Linux. Line is
has not been checked in Linux but works in win XP.

Thanks
Heracles

Denis Crowdy wrote:
> Heracles wrote:
> Hi Denis,
> It's part of a headset that was working in windows but does not seem to
> work in Linux. I also tried a new separate stand alone mike and it did
> not work in ubuntu either.
>> Bugger - I wonder what's going on there.  Have you tested the line in?
>> Denis
> 
> Heracles
> 
> 
> Denis Crowdy wrote:
>>>> Heracles wrote:
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>>>>> I can't seem to get the microphone to work on this card in my
>>>>> daughter's
>>>>> machine. It is not muted and amixer cget name='Capture Source' gives:
>>>>>
>>>>> numid=30,iface=MIXER,name='Capture Source'
>>>>>   ; type=ENUMERATED,access=rw------,values=2,items=8
>>>>>   ; Item #0 'Mic'
>>>> What sort of mic are you testing it with (it's a mic input right rather
>>>> than a built in mic?)
>>>> I know that's very basic - but making sure a signal of the right gain is
>>>> getting in there in the first place is important.
>>>> Can you get a signal into the line inputs?  I always have a little mixer
>>>> around to test these sorts of things...
>>>>
>>>> Denis
>>>>
>>>>
>>

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