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Bug 598186 - Mic doesn't work on Acer Aspire One with Pulse Audio
Summary: Mic doesn't work on Acer Aspire One with Pulse Audio
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pulseaudio
Version: 13
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Lennart Poettering
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
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Reported: 2010-05-31 17:07 UTC by Alexjan Carraturo
Modified: 2010-06-01 14:00 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-06-01 14:00:25 UTC

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2010-05-31 17:07 UTC, Alexjan Carraturo
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Description Alexjan Carraturo 2010-05-31 17:07:23 UTC
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The internal microphone does not work on my Acer Aspire One 110 in combination with pulseaudio. Disabling pulseaudio, and setting the microphone (hw) in a random application (eg Skype) works. This problem was already presenting with Fedora 12 (currently use Fedora 13).

Playback still works perfectly with all software, with or without pulseaudio.

I would not uninstall because pulseaudio is a dependency package Bluetooth (important for me).

I saw that the problem is fairly common for Intel HDA made by Realtek (like mine). I read many forums that the problem is common to other distributions such as Ubuntu and openSUSE

I enclose the result of

Comment 1 Alexjan Carraturo 2010-06-01 14:00:25 UTC

Reading here

"My Acer Aspire One 110L suddenlty stopped working with the internal mic. I then saw your posts and tried your workaround of setting the L and R microphone channel levels so that they were different (e.g. 89 and 91) and now the internal microphone works!!!

There is a better explanation for this problem in italian:

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