[LAU] disabled onboard soundcard - uninstall drivers?
rlrevell at joe-job.com
Sat Dec 6 00:19:46 EST 2008
Please post the output of "amixer".
On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 6:46 AM, Ludo Beckers <lazylew at gmail.com> wrote:
> As far as I can tell all controls are unmuted and with sliders at least
> In System-Preferences-Sound-Devices all are set "autodetect" except:
> Sound Capture --> ALSA and
> Default Mixer Tracks --> CAO106 'Alsa Mixer)
> The mouse-over pop up of the Volume Control reads: Analog Center/LFE: 86%.
> In the volume control (CAO106 Alsa Mixer) there's 2 tabs:
> Playback --> IEC958 Front
> Recording --> Line In _ Microphone
> In Menu-File (change device) I have:
> - (marked) 0: CAO106 Alsa mixer
> (following ones all unmarked)
> - 1: mixer OO (OSS)
> - 2: Playback: ALSA PCM on front: O (CAO106) via DMA (PulseAudio Mixer)
> - 3: Capture: Monitor Source of ALSA PCM on front: O (CAO106) via DMA
> (PulseAudio Mixer)
> - 4: Capture: ALSA PCM on front: O (CAO106) via DMA (PulseAudio Mixer)
> In Menu-Preferences "select tracks to be visible these 3 are marked:
> Line In, Microphone and IEC958 Front
> There's a whole bunch there unmarked: phone, IEC958 (variants: Center/LFE,
> Rear, Unknown), Aux, Analog (variants: Center/LFE, Front, Rear, Side,
> Source), Capture Feedback, Digital Source, Shared Mic/Line.
> That's probably too much info, but I hope the wrong setting is detectable
> On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 2:48 AM, Roger E <gurusonic at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ludo Beckers wrote:
>>> (Ubuntu Hardy)
>>> Having problems with my new soundcard Audigy (Creative Soundblaster) with
>>> recording through the microphone. Playback for .wav, ogg, etc. works good.
>>> I can't record in Sound Recorder nore Audacity nore use it with Skype.
>>> The Volume Control is a mystery to me because there are too many strange
>>> meaningless names (LFE and "front end" and much more).
>>> I disabled the onboard soundcard in the BIOS, but read something on
>>> Google about disabling the drivers for it too might be a good idea.
>>> How do I find which and where those drivers are? and does it make a
>>> difference uninstalling them?
>> The volume control is probably the answer. In the Input section, make sure
>> Mic and Capture are unmuted with the volume sliders raised.
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