Sound system(microphone) woes on Suse 10.1

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Sound system(microphone) woes on Suse 10.1

Postby rools » Wed Jun 28, 2006 9:58 am

My problem:

I have a Asus A8NE mobo with NForce 4 chipset.
I am trying to get my microphone to work under SUSE10.1
Sound playback works fine though.

I am using the snd-intel driver, have tried to install the nvaudio driver but compiling the kernel module fails for this reason:
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   include2/asm/io.h: In function ‘check_signature’:
   include2/asm/io.h:258: warning: wrong type argument to increment
   /tmp/selfgz4075/NFORCE-Linux-x86-1.0-0310-pkg1/nvsound/main/nvmain.c: In fun
   ction ‘Nvaudio_mmap’:
   /tmp/selfgz4075/NFORCE-Linux-x86-1.0-0310-pkg1/nvsound/main/nvmain.c:991: er
   ror: implicit declaration of function ‘remap_page_range’
   /tmp/selfgz4075/NFORCE-Linux-x86-1.0-0310-pkg1/nvsound/main/nvmain.c: At top
   /tmp/selfgz4075/NFORCE-Linux-x86-1.0-0310-pkg1/nvsound/main/nvmain.c:2191: e
   rror: expected ‘)’ before string constant
   make[4]: *** [/tmp/selfgz4075/NFORCE-Linux-x86-1.0-0310-pkg1/nvsound/main/nv
   main.o] Error 1
   make[3]: *** [_module_/tmp/selfgz4075/NFORCE-Linux-x86-1.0-0310-pkg1/nvsound
   /main] Error 2
   make[2]: *** [modules] Error 2
-> Error.
ERROR: The NVIDIA kernel module was not created.

I don't mind using the snd-intel driver as long as I can get my mic working but I can't.

I have made the correct settings in alsamixer for the mic,
I've set my /dev/dsp permissions to read & write by all,
changed the gstreamer input from ALSA to OSS and back and still nothing.

If I set my mic volume up in alsamixer I can hear when I blow into the mic.

I know this mic works as I have been using it on my Mandriva 2005 install for some time now.

The output from lsmod | grep snd is:
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snd_pcm_oss            42752  0
snd_mixer_oss          16512  1 snd_pcm_oss
snd_seq_midi            8960  0
snd_seq_midi_event      6400  1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq                47216  2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_intel8x0           30236  2
snd_ac97_codec         82848  1 snd_intel8x0
snd_ac97_bus            2176  1 snd_ac97_codec
snd_pcm                80136  3 snd_pcm_oss,snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec
snd_timer              20868  2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
snd_page_alloc          9608  2 snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm
snd_mpu401              8096  1
snd_mpu401_uart         6912  1 snd_mpu401
snd_rawmidi            23552  2 snd_seq_midi,snd_mpu401_uart
snd_seq_device          7948  3 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq,snd_rawmidi
snd                    51076  18 snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_seq,snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm,snd_timer,snd_mpu401,snd_mpu401_uart,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq_device
soundcore               8672  1 snd

and my /etc/modprobe.d/sound is:
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options snd-intel8x0 enable=1 index=0
alias snd-card-0 snd-intel8x0

If anyone has experience a similar problem or can point me in the right direction I would greatly appreciate it.
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