Re: No mic from combo jack.
- Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 09:06:12 -0500
- From: Dan Ritter <dsr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: No mic from combo jack.
Paul Johnson wrote:
> Debian Testing with the stock PulseAudio install. Combo jack
> headphones/microphone. Can't hear microphone except briefly when mute
> switch clicks either direction, or earbuds that came with my phone except
> when mute button is held down. Lenovo N586. Played around with alsatools
> and pavucontrol but couldn't get mic to do more than click on headset, and
> mic with same combo plug on earbuds only worked with button pushed in. Not
> quite sure what to do from here,
This sounds like a hardware problem, actually. Try cleaning out
the jack -- you could have some dust trapped in there making
the connection fail.