[om2009-r4] Warren's Settings Worked for Me (was Re: Om2009 testing release 4)

Joerg Reisenweber joerg at openmoko.org
Mon Jun 8 15:49:13 CEST 2009

Am Do  4. Juni 2009 schrieb William Ray Yeager:
> A critical friend of mine who has mocked my purchase of an
> "unfinished" phone just told me that our connection was as good as a
> landline!  I followed Warren's advice below and lowered control.5 to
> 80 (I'm naturally conservative) which has (so far) completely removed
> the previously unbearable buzz my friend had observed on the other end
> of the conversation.  Wow.  Now I might not need to solder in a new
> capacitor!
> For the demi-newbie:
> Open /usr/share/openmoko/scenarios/gsmhandset.state
> Scroll down to control.5 and in that section change the line under
> 'Mono Playback Volume' from "value 110" to "value 80".
> Save file.
> Call OM skeptic.
> Gloat.
> Warren said:
> "I've always had people complain that they got a lot of static when
> they called me - I thought I had the buzz problem in fact.   I just
> spent the time to figure out how to use alsamixer to tweak things, and
> if I set control.5 (Mono Playback Volume)  to 83 from above 100 like
> I've seen in other gsmhandset.state files (ranging from 100 to 110
> seems normal), I get a perfectly clear signal on the other end."

Another unconfirmed taletelling about Buzzfix by ALSA settings. Don't you 
think we checked this prior to coming up with a hw-rework after months and 
months of wrestling with this issue?
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