Bug 1853843 - Internal microphone not detected on Dell G5 15 SE 5505
Summary: Internal microphone not detected on Dell G5 15 SE 5505
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Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: alsa-firmware
Version: 32
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Jaroslav Kysela
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2020-07-04 16:05 UTC by 1p8g33ljh9si
Modified: 2020-07-04 16:07 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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journalctl output when booting (299.91 KB, text/plain)
2020-07-04 16:06 UTC, 1p8g33ljh9si
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Output of the alsa-info.sh script (https://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-info.sh) (48.35 KB, text/plain)
2020-07-04 16:07 UTC, 1p8g33ljh9si
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Description 1p8g33ljh9si 2020-07-04 16:05:25 UTC
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Fedora; Linux x86_64; rv:78.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/78.0
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The built-in microphone in the Dell G5 15 SE 5505 is not detected (e.g. list of input devices is empty in pavucontrol).

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start Fedora 32
2. List audio input devices (e.g. in GNOME settings → Sound → Input or using pavucontrol)
Actual Results:  
No audio input device is listed/can be selected.

Expected Results:  
The built-in microphone should be available to record audio input.

The technical specifications for the device can be found here:
https://topics-cdn.dell.com/pdf/g-series-15-5505-laptop_setup-guide_en-us.pdf

Specifically, under “Audio”, it says
Audio controller: Realtek ALC3254 with Nahimic 3D Audio for Gamers
Microphone: Dual-array microphones

Comment 1 1p8g33ljh9si 2020-07-04 16:06:31 UTC
Created attachment 1699914 [details]
journalctl output when booting

Comment 2 1p8g33ljh9si 2020-07-04 16:07:13 UTC
Created attachment 1699915 [details]
Output of the alsa-info.sh script (https://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-info.sh)


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