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[Bug 1355247] Re: STAC9228 / Dell XPS M1530 / Mic needs a boost, very low signal


[Expired for alsa-driver (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for
60 days.]

** Changed in: alsa-driver (Ubuntu)
       Status: Incomplete => Expired

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  STAC9228 / Dell XPS M1530 / Mic needs a boost, very low signal

Status in “alsa-driver” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:

  I cannot force Ubuntu to work with the integrated sound-card in my
  laptop it's Dell XPS M1530 and sound card is STAC9228.

  Actually it captures sound from mic but its volume is very low, it's
  too quiet and needs boost. I already tried few combinations with:

  and of course I tried following ALSA MODELS:

    ref		Reference board
    ref-no-jd	Reference board without HP/Mic jack detection
    3stack	D965 3stack
    5stack	D965 5stack + SPDIF
    5stack-no-fp	D965 5stack without front panel
    dell-3stack	Dell Dimension E520
    dell-bios	Fixes with Dell BIOS setup
    volknob	Fixes with volume-knob widget 0x24
    auto		BIOS setup (default)

  Unfortunately it's still very quiet.

  I also read on forums (2008ish) that people already had issues with
  this configuration but they were able to handle it switching input
  device to "digital mic", but I don't have such an option in modern

  Here is my alsa-info result: http://www.alsa-

  Please advice things I could check. Thank you.

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