[mythtv] No Video
John S Flowers
Mon, 16 Dec 2002 17:27:52 -0600
You are correct sir.
No errors, but the /dev/dsp device is busy. I'll try ALSA (which is the
recommended thing to use) and see if that fixes the problem.
On Monday, December 16, 2002, at 04:59 PM, Isaac Richards wrote:
> On Monday 16 December 2002 05:49 pm, J Flowers wrote:
>> I've seen this issue mentioned in the archives, but I still haven't
>> been able to make it work on my new system. I've tried many of the
>> suggestions from the archives (updating hdparm to do DMA for example)
>> The problem is mythtv doesn't seem to produce an image. If I run
>> mythtv, I don't get any error messages and it tells me I'm watching
>> live tv, but there's no image onscreen. Same happens in mythfrontend
>> from the watch tv icon.
>> Any ideas/suggestions?
> The most likely thing is sound -- either something's holding onto
> /dev/dsp and
> preventing mythtv from opening it, or your card doesn't do
> full-duplex. In
> the first case, since you're running KDE, try killing off the artsd
> daemon. If it's the second, might want to try using ALSA.
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