[mythtv] audio problems

Ray mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sun, 1 Dec 2002 10:38:51 -0700

On Sun, Dec 01, 2002 at 09:40:10AM -0700, Scott and Jill Gargash wrote:
> I'm playing around with MythTV on an older box and I'm having some
> problems with the audio.  
> I'm running RedHat 7.3 on a box with integrated sound on the
> motherboard.  The audio works fine with xawtv and various mp3 programs,
> but when i try to launch MythTV I get the following error message
> player: Can't open audio device: /dev/dsp
> open audio:: Device or resource busy

Sounds like your card/drivers doesn't support full duplex operation.

> using XV port 46
> illegal instruction

Turn off deinterlacing in settings.txt

> And then it crashes.  Part of what is odd is that I do get sound.  The
> sounds from the Tuner card starts as soon as I launch MythTV and it
> continues playing even after it crashes.

You should have line-in muted.