Recording Sound in a PCoIP Session Using the Internal Microphone on a Lenovo B50 Notebook

Symptom

You want to record sound in a VMware Horizon PCoIP session using the internal microphone

on a Lenovo B50 notebook.

Problem

The recording contains only noise.

Solution

Use the following workaround for IGEL Linux 5.06.100:

  1. Open IGEL Setup at System > Firmware Customization > Custom Commands > Base Comands
    2015-05-20-internal-mic
  2. Paste the following command into the Initialization field:
    cp /usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/paths/analog-input-internal-mic-ign-boost.conf /usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/paths/analog-input-internal-mic.conf; amixer sset 'Internal Mic Boost' 0,1; su user -c "sound store"
  3. Click Save
  4. Reboot the thin client.

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