I was fighting my microphone in MhwaveEdit with the stock 2.6.36 i686 Mepis kernel. Could not get any playback what so ever. The needles would just not bounce.
I had this working before in AntiX 8.5 debian squeeze when I was using skype but my old notes did not apply on this install.http://hardkap.net/forums/topic/macpup- ... tall-skype
Now to the meat and potatoes.
Go to /var/lib/alsa/asound.state.
check box to run as root
type in password
change the section in lines 145 and 146 from false to true.
if using leafpad or mousepad or nano or vim. The section you are looking for in the asound.state file looks like
name 'Capture Switch'
access 'read write'
Save the file. Close. Now open root terminal and type in
If wearing earbuds and external mic. You will hear the change. Adjust Gamix or alsa mixer to your preferences/tastes. I have tested this so far with external earbuds with a external mic. Next test will be with internal mic and earbuds without a external mic.
Happy Trails, Rok