[mythtv] Mythtv runs, but no video appears

Matt Zimmerman mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sat, 16 Nov 2002 10:44:28 -0500


On Sat, Nov 16, 2002 at 06:19:32AM -0800, Andy Barber wrote:

> I finally got my debian system to install everything
> for mythtv.  I didn't have any problems filling the
> database.  I also installed xawtv and that worked
> fine.  But when I tried to run mythtv, no video ever
> appears.
> 
> > mythtv
> Probed: /dev/video - Television
> Probed: /dev/video - Composite1
> Probed: /dev/video - S-Video
> Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
> setting sample rate to 32000 failed
> Could not detect audio blocksize

It may be that your sound card cannot record at 32kHz.  The setup program
asks a question about this.  Set the sample rate to 44100 and see if that
works, then try 48000.

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 - mdz