[Mageia-discuss] mageia 1 on acer aspire one 722

Luca Olivetti luca at ventoso.org
Sun Jan 8 22:30:10 CET 2012

Al 08/01/12 20:01, En/na Luca Olivetti ha escrit:
> Al 08/01/12 17:37, En/na Luca Olivetti ha escrit:
>> Sound:
>> for some reason it didn't install lib64alsa-plugins-pulseaudio, so sound (actually
>> pulseaudio) wasn't functional.
>> After manually installing it, kde sound works, I can hear youtube videos, but still the microphone doesn't work.
>> Maybe alsa-1.0.24 fixes it (mageia 1 has 1.0.23).
> According to https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/783582 it should be fixed,
> alas, I installed a snapshot of alsa driver ( which
> contains those patches but the mic still doesn't work (it does mute the speakers
> when I connect the headphones though).

Ok, that was pulseaudio[*] getting in the way :-(
See https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pulseaudio/+bug/434520
Solution in message #20, I doubt it will last long (the workaround for the network 
freezing the pc lasted until the next reboot).

[*]aka "breaking Linux one little piece at a time"


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