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Review: Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 24.84.172.249] on May 29, 2008 05:24 PM
Thanks for the great review, guys! Just a quick note on your sound issue: the usual cause of buzzing is that the microphone input is live in the default mixer settings. Use a mixer app - alsamixer , kmix , whatever - go to the Capture or input view, and disable the mic as an input source, and that'll usually cure it.

I really need to figure out why some devices seem to have the mic input live by default, whether it's ALSA's fault or ours or what. It seems kinda insane.

Adam Williamson
Mandriva

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