Rear mic issue (intel 946gzis)

hi friends,
im new to this forum ,. i happened to try opensuse 11.1 and i was satisfied with the performance. But my recording isnt working. i have a rear mic. and the driver is obviously the onboard driver that ships with Intel 946gzis motherboard. i tried to change the volume controls settings several times. infact im confused abt using it. please help me as im a regular user of skype.

Check your chanel settings in the sound mixer in the systray