Rustling noise on phonecalls

jeremy jozwik jerjoz.forums at
Sun Jul 5 17:31:18 CEST 2009

my wife complains i sound like crap on the line. everything sounds
fine from my freerunner

On Sun, Jul 5, 2009 at 6:23 AM, Davide Scaini<dscaini at> wrote:
> the very same behaviour, i was thinking about writing a mail... i cannot use
> fr as a phone mainly because of this.
> d
> On Sun, Jul 5, 2009 at 3:19 PM, Michael Zanetti <michael_zanetti at>
> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> Lately my Buzz-fixed Freerunner began to make a rustling noise during
>> phonecalls. I cannot hear it on my side but I constantly get complains
>> from
>> the persons on the other end. Some test calls here confirmed that the
>> noise is
>> really here and its really loud too.
>> It is not the well known buzz. It sounds more like if a small animal were
>> sitting in the mic and moving around during the phonecalls. Or if I would
>> constantly rustle with a peace of paper against the mic.
>> I have already opened it and checked if the buzz fix is there how it
>> should be
>> but everything seems to be ok. I've also cleaned out the dust from the mic
>> hole but the rustling is still here...
>> Judging from the time when other people complains started I think it
>> happened
>> after an upgrade of my SHR unstable. But I'm not really sure. It could
>> also be
>> that the GSM firmware upgrade to moko-11 somehow triggered this behaviour
>> as
>> I've upgraded it about 2 weeks before the complains started.
>> This happens now with SHR as well as with om2009-testing5.
>> I am using the gsmhandset.state file suggested by Jörg.
>> Anyone has an idea what could be the cause of this. In this current state
>> my
>> freerunner is absolutely useless as a phone.
>> Thank you all,
>> Michael
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