[mythtv] MythTV - No Picture

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Thu, 26 Dec 2002 12:53:12 -0500

On Thursday 26 December 2002 04:09 am, Bryce C wrote:
> Whenever i start mythtv or go to watch tv in mytvfrontend, I hear the
> audio but no picture comes up and I don't have any control.  I have to
> ^C the process which doesn't close the tuner so I have to then use xawtv
> to close it properly.  Can someone here please help my?  I'm really
> looking forward to this but this is the last thing holding me back.  The
> sound chip uses the i810 module, the video is a Diamond Viper V550 PCI,
> and it's all on the ECS K7S5A w/Athlon XP 2000+.  Messages below:
> Cannot open DSP '/dev/sound/dsp', dying.
> Cannot open DSP '/dev/sound/dsp', exiting

The recorder cannot open your soundcard device.