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Description of problem:
When selecting a recording device in gnome-volume-control other than the
default, the checkbox is check but the recording device doesn't actually change.
Exiting g-v-c and restarting will show that the default device (mic on my
system) is still selected.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2.Select a recording device other than the one already selected
3.Attempt to record sound using the new input device
Actual Results: The newly selected device did not record sound. Also, on
restart on gnome-volume-control, the original device is still shown as the
Expected Results: The newly selected device should have recorded sound. Also,
on restart on gnome-volume-control, the selected device should be shown as the
Athlon 1600+ XP
Problem can be worked around by using aumix to select new recording device.
I'd just like to second the bug report. I have the same effect on my system.
We should report this on bugzilla.gnome.org as well and include a link in each
bug report to the other one.
Upstream as http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103289
Actually I think it is
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=86783 (which is fixed)
Workaround not complete since aumix doesn't work with f.x. SB extigy (aumix
apparently doesn't honor the "exclusive recording source" flag in OSS.