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How To Fix Headphone + Mic On FreeBSD (X1 Carbon 6th) + Intel 8265 Issues

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How to quickly fix the sound from the headphone jack and microphones in FreeBSD with the X1 Carbon 6th gen (same process applies to many other laptop models).

It's just a matter of finding the appropriate nid and correcting their as numbers. I also forgot to mention that I changed the seq numbers too which you can see in my /boot/device.hints file.

In summary:

  1. Press '6' at boot time.

  2. Turn verbose booting on.

  3. Boot.

Run dmesg and pipe/grep/more to find hda* entries:

dmesg | grep hda | more

Find appropriate nids and adjust their as and seq numbers accordingly.

From what I understand, the seq number is basically like a priority indicator with 15 being the lowest. So you want your internal devices to have a higher number (0 = internal, 15 = jack).

Also correcting a mistake made in my last video about the X1 Carbon 6th gen's Intel 8265 wireless device - works perfectly (I was wrong and my router sucks).

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Donovan Nagel
Applied Linguistics graduate, translator and entrepreneur who uses FreeBSD and OpenBSD exclusively for work.
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