[CentOS] Correctly setting up sound with Intel High Definition
nihil14 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 23 21:32:13 UTC 2008
> Earlier this day I started a thread about Skype not working with
> outgoing sound. Now I wonder if it's not a problem with my soundcard. I
> had a vague suspicion about this, but since it's way off the original
> topic, I decided to start a new thread about this.
> Here's what the soundcard looks like:
> [root at grossebertha etc]# lspci | grep -i audio
> 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High
> Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)
the problem seems to be familiar with this chipset, independent from the
> On the other hand, when I try to record sound over the soundcard, the
> result is quite fuzzy, full of distortions. I tried to fiddle with
> alsamixer to get rid of the distortions, but to no avail. Here's what I
> did to record sound over the mic:
Lots of settings:
> Now in the past I configured a laptop with an ICH sound card on it, a
> small ASUS. I spent like whole afternoons googling and searching through
> forums, until some day I stumbled over the solution. I had to add
> something to /etc/modprobe.conf, something like:
> alias snd-card-0 snd-hda-intel
> options snd-hda-intel model=3stack
It could be as easy as 'options snd-hda-intel model=lenovo' (see Ubuntu
link) or similar, see http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/KernelHdaDriverOptions.
> Searching for "centos intel high definition sound" doesn't show much.
s/centos/fedora, good luck.
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