[QtMoko] Freerunner making a squealing noise
wjbaird at alumni.uwaterloo.ca
Wed Jul 29 16:17:11 CEST 2009
I had this problem with QtEI - I think the issue was related to the speaker
phone mode being turned on incorrectly and generating some kind of feedback.
Since I didn't use the speakerphone mode, My solution was to just copy the
alsa state file for handset use overtop of the speakerphone alsa file.
On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 8:23 AM, Ian Munsie <darkstarsword at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
> Has anyone else ever experienced a loud squealing or shrieking noise
> on their Freerunner that begins some amount seconds (varies) after
> starting or receiving a phone call? The noise rapidly gets louder once
> it starts and within about a second is much louder than the voice.
> Both parties can hear the noise and it makes communication very
> difficult. I first noticed it on the 18th which was a few days after I
> updated from QTEI to QTMoko (FSO variant 20090707). This Freerunner
> has not been buzz fixed, but this is not a buzzing issue. The noise
> sounds like no kind of RF interference or feedback that I have ever
> heard - the pitch is not fixed and the closest thing I can think of to
> compare it to is the wind whistling through some trees, but much
> louder and quite a bit harsher.
> On the day *I* go to work for Microsoft, faint oinking sounds will be
> heard from far overhead, the moon will not merely turn blue but
> develop polkadots, and hell will freeze over so solid the brimstone
> will go superconductive.
> -- Eric S. Raymond, 2005
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