[mythtv] Still no sound

Bruce Markey mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Tue, 17 Dec 2002 20:39:46 -0800

John S Flowers wrote:
> This may be a simple question, but...
> I have:
>  . Soundblaster PCI 16 sound card.
>  . nVidia TNT2 AGP Video
>  . ATI TV Wonder VE
>  . other, normal stuff
> I have sound support up and working. I'm able to play sounds using the 
> sound card (I've both enabled & disabled KDE sound server). I'm able to 
> cat .au and .wav files to /dev/dsp and it works.
> If I connect the ATI TV Wonder VE sound output to the Soundblaster LINE 
> IN connection, I get real-time sound for whatever channel I'm watching.
> If I disconnect the LINE IN from the TV Wonder, no sound.
> Recorded shows don't seem to have any sound either (when they play 
> back). I've tried both mjpeg and mpeg-4 recording.
> I also get the "strange error flushing buffer..." message when I load 
> mythtv, but I can watch television (with no sound) just fine.
> Am I missing something obvious?

You mean like the forth and third items of the FAQ in
your source directory? ;-).

The "strange error" you can ignore.

Your line-in needs to be set as the "capture" device in
your mixer. In addition to the FAQ, you can get more
details from:


Hope that helps,

--  bjm

-- bjm