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I have a dv6000 laptop . My speaker and mic were working few days ago . But now only external speaker works. Can anyone suggest me some solutions please.


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Is the microphone or the speaker not working? Did you update your distro recentrly, and which version are you running? – Frederik Deweerdt Mar 24 '11 at 14:19
I haven't updated my distro recently. I always get the updates available and the last time I guess linux kernel was updated . I am using ubuntu 10.10 . – Prabesh Shrestha Mar 24 '11 at 16:02


lsmod|grep pcspkr

Make sure that 'pcspkr' is loaded and if not do:

modprobe pcspkr

If it is loaded try running alsamixer from the console and use the arrow keys to control the levels of your various inputs/outputs one of them should be labeled "System" or "PC Speaker"

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thanks for the suggestion.But didn't work on my laptop. I didn't see System or PC Speaker in my alsamixer. – Prabesh Shrestha Jul 12 '11 at 16:48

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