Audio Buzz / Rattling Issue

Rask Ingemann Lambertsen rask at
Sun Feb 8 15:21:17 CET 2009

On Sun, Feb 08, 2009 at 12:00:23PM +0000, Al Johnson wrote:
> 2008.x does not change the mixer state on headset jack insertion or removal, 
> but the kernel does create an input event that would allow it to do so. FSO 
> should switch from speaker to headset, but this isn't extensively tested and 
> may be buggy.

   It works fine on Debian, which uses FSO.

   IMHO: Forget OM2008.x and go with a distributions which builds on FSO.
Please see <URL:>.

> The 'buzz' that most reports refer to is heard during phone calls by the 
> person on the far end of the call, not on the FR itself. The buzz you hear 
> seems like either a distortion from the media player or a mechanical issue in 
> the speaker of your unit. 

   You can get distortion by maxing out all the volume settings (e.g. both
PCM and Headphone).

Rask Ingemann Lambertsen
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