Microphone not working - ALC 3204

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deckardt
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Microphone not working - ALC 3204

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Hello, I tried some updates from some information that I got from the forum, but internal microphone in my DELL laptop is still not working.

I have some output information from my tests in https://termbin.com/7gdq

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Re: Microphone not working - ALC 3204

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Hi deckardt,

About 15% of the time, that curl command you ran only gives half the output I was want to see, and yours was one of them. Run this to get the other half of the output and choose the upload options when it asks:

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wget http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-info.sh -O alsa-info.sh && bash alsa-info.sh

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Re: Microphone not working - ALC 3204

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Hi MrEen,

Here's the info:
Your ALSA information is located at http://alsa-project.org/db/?f=21d637a33 ... 93af4920b8

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Re: Microphone not working - ALC 3204

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Thanks. Looking at it now...

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Re: Microphone not working - ALC 3204

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Okay, here's where you should start. You've added this line to a .conf file in /etc/modprobe.d that needs to be removed:

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options snd-hda-intel dmic_detect=0
You also have an asoundrc file that I would suggest at least renaming for the moment. This will do it quickly:

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mv ~/.asoundrc ~/.asoundrc.bak
Reboot after running those. If the mic still doesn't work, we may need to up the volume on all the PGA columns in alsamixer. Otherwise, paste the output of this:

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dmesg | grep -C1 -E 'ALSA|HDA|sof|HDMI|snd[_-]|sound|hda.codec|hda.intel'

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Re: Microphone not working - ALC 3204

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Hey, it works now. Thank you!

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Re: Microphone not working - ALC 3204

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You're welcome. :D

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