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Old 05-09-2011, 08:35 AM   #1
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gnome sound preferences doesn't see mic

Hi all,

Something broke recently on my Fedora 14 system. Up until several weeks ago, the mic worked fine, but now it is no longer recognized.

That is to say, if I tap on the mic, sound comes out of the speakers, so the hardware is working, but it doesn't work under Skupe nor does it show up as an input device under Gnome.

Thinking something may have broke in a recent kernel, I went back to an earlier, but the problem remains (now running, but I have the following installed).

Any ideas on how to get Skype and Gnome to see my mic again?


-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  3784000 Dec 20 22:19 vmlinuz-
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  3783872 Dec 23 17:10 vmlinuz-
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  3785120 Feb  7 08:21 vmlinuz-
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  3789088 Mar 31 23:27 vmlinuz-
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  3788768 Apr 22 18:06 vmlinuz-
-rwxr-xr-x. 1 root root  3782336 Oct 22  2010 vmlinuz-
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root  3784192 Dec  3 13:25 vmlinuz-
]$ lspci | grep Audio
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) HD Audio Controller
Old 05-14-2011, 06:58 AM   #2
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Do you have pulse-audio installed & configured ?

I had a similar issue in Debian and installing that cleared it up.


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