Pulseaudio error on HP Probook 4515s

Zoltan Hoppar hopparz at gmail.com
Fri Aug 20 17:35:41 UTC 2010


I think this will be the problem - I have only one input device called
Analog Stereo. No line in or whatever...

Next?

Thanks,

Zoltan

2010/8/20 Rick Sewill <rsewill at gmail.com>

> On 08/20/2010 11:14 AM, Zoltan Hoppar wrote:
> >
> >
> > 2010/8/20 Rick Sewill <rsewill at gmail.com <mailto:rsewill at gmail.com>>
> >
> > On 08/19/2010 01:08 PM, Zoltan Hoppar wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >
> >> This is an smaller problem around pulseaudio. I couldn't explain
> > why is
> >> so, but I think this is an PA bug. Currently the playback works every
> >> way but, recording not. When I try to use Empathy jabber voice call
> >> option to my partner, then rings out with voice, but after pick up
> > - for
> >> an shiny brief moment - the mic works, after that no more - and
> > pops out
> >> an error that "couldn't link source" (maybe the thread makes itsef
> >> suicide, perhaps?). After that I have made an second try - I have
> >> attached an USB soundcard - what is widely usable on many linux
> > (it uses
> >> Cystal Sound chipset). The result was disappointing - here the mic
> >> worked as should, but I heard no voice in my headphone, nor even at my
> >> speakers.
> >> Anybody could confirm this is an bug? Is there a known solution?
> >
> >
> >> PS: If needed, I'm ready to debug.
> >
> >> Thanks,
> >
> >> Zoltan
> >
> >> --
> >> PGP:  06853DF7
>
> I have an idea about the microphone.
>
> When running pavucontrol, under "Input Devices", do you have more than
> one port?  I discovered I have, "Microphone 1", "Microphone 2", and
> "Line-In" when I look at Port: <one of those names>.  Given where I
> plugged in my microphone, I believe I need to have "Microphone 1"
> selected as the port for my microphone to work.
>
> Could you check if you have multiple ports, and try changing the port,
> and see if the microphone works if a certain port is selected?
> I would try this test without the second USB sound card.
>
>
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