Subject: Re: Audio recording through the microphone
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Christoph Kaegi <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/13/2004 13:18:03
On 08.10-21:09, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> I'm trying to record audio through the microphone, but all I get is noise.
> First of all, I tried with audacity and gnome-sound-recorder, with no good
> results (i.e., a constant noise and no signs of the real input).
> Then I used mixerctl to change several variables: inputs.mic=255,
> inputs.mic.mute=off, inputs.mic.preamp=on, record.source=mic,
> record.volume=192,192, record.volume.mute=off.  After this, if I talk to
> the microphone, I can listen myself through the speakers.  But still,
> trying to record anything results in the same strident noise.

What about:

 audioctl -w record.port=0x2

I need that for recording from the line-in of my cmpci card.
You may need to change 0x2 to something else.
I don't know if auvia has this setting.


Christoph Kaegi