Re: Laptop speaker vs earphone

2007-01-11 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Thu, Jan 11, 2007 at 12:29:45AM -0500, Lion G. wrote: Hi all, I have a weird question. In my previous many laptops, whenever I plug in the earphone, the laptop speaker would stop (and I would only hear music through the earphone) With my newest laptop (Acer Aspire 5050), the laptop

Re: Laptop speaker vs earphone

2007-01-11 Thread Vince
Jerry McAllister wrote: On Thu, Jan 11, 2007 at 12:29:45AM -0500, Lion G. wrote: Hi all, I have a weird question. In my previous many laptops, whenever I plug in the earphone, the laptop speaker would stop (and I would only hear music through the earphone) With my newest laptop (Acer

RESOLVED (RE: Laptop speaker vs earphone)

2007-01-11 Thread Lion G.
Thanks everyone, and especially a big thank to awesome Ariff Abdullah who solved it and confirmed it was software-based on this laptop! Lion Tanker wrote: In my previous many laptops, whenever I plug in the earphone, the laptop speaker would stop (and I would only hear music through the

Re: Laptop speaker vs earphone

2007-01-11 Thread Giorgos Keramidas
On 2007-01-11 00:29, Lion G. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, I have a weird question. In my previous many laptops, whenever I plug in the earphone, the laptop speaker would stop (and I would only hear music through the earphone) Which is what *should* happen. After all, when you plug

Laptop speaker vs earphone

2007-01-10 Thread Lion G.
Hi all, I have a weird question. In my previous many laptops, whenever I plug in the earphone, the laptop speaker would stop (and I would only hear music through the earphone) With my newest laptop (Acer Aspire 5050), the laptop speaker stays on no-matter-what. I would hear the same music in

Re: Laptop speaker vs earphone

2007-01-10 Thread Olivier Nicole
I'm using Ariff Abdullah's snd_hda driver on 6.2-RC2. The driver reports: pcm0: ATI SB450 High Definition Audio Controller mem 0xc000-0xc0003fff irq 16 at device 20.2 on pci0 pcm0: HDA Codec: Realtek ALC883 pcm0: HDA Driver Revision: 20061210_0037 I'd tend to that that the thing that

Re: Laptop speaker vs earphone

2007-01-10 Thread Bob McIsaac
Olivier Nicole wrote: I'm using Ariff Abdullah's snd_hda driver on 6.2-RC2. The driver reports: pcm0: ATI SB450 High Definition Audio Controller mem 0xc000-0xc0003fff irq 16 at device 20.2 on pci0 pcm0: HDA Codec: Realtek ALC883 pcm0: HDA Driver Revision: 20061210_0037 I'd tend to

Re: Laptop speaker vs earphone

2007-01-10 Thread Lion G.
Bob McIsaac wrote: A headphone plugged into a speaker line would blast your ears because of the extreme difference in sensitivity unless the jack switches in a series resistor to reduce the level. If you notice poor low-freq response in your phones, that implies it is a line jack intended for

Re: Laptop speaker vs earphone

2007-01-10 Thread Olivier Nicole
on other plugs. The plug I was trying had a graphics of a microphone on it, and SPDIF written next to it also. According to a quick google at SPDIF, it is a digital signal plug, so noting where you can connect earphone... Olivier ___

Re: Laptop speaker vs earphone

2007-01-10 Thread Lion G.
Olivier Nicole wrote: According to a quick google at SPDIF, it is a digital signal plug, so noting where you can connect earphone... I know... but earphone sounded great when plugging into it. (And it does have a earphone graphical symbol right on it) Also, I don't have the user manual with