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Old 12-18-2008, 05:06 PM   #1
DragonWisard
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Exclamation My Thinkpad R60 can't record from internal or external mic.


Code:
root@blackflag:/home/adam# lspci | grep Audio                                                                                              
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 02)
alsamixer says
Card: HDA Intel
Chip: Analog Devices AD1981

I'm using the snd-hda-intel driver.
Kernel version: 2.6.27.7

I've checked and re-checked the mixer settings. The speakers and headphone port work fine. Using a C-Media USB sound card works (for playback and record) but I can't record from the internal mic or the external mic with the built-in card. I have tested with Audacity and arecord.

Anyone have any ideas?
 
Old 12-19-2008, 11:15 PM   #2
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I use a T60 and I've never had any problems. I had the C-Media USB but I just plug the head set into the built-in ports. Is there any chance you have them disabled in the BIOS?
 
  


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