[mythtv] Mandrake 9 -- Help with ALSA

Jeremy Oddo mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sat, 16 Nov 2002 16:18:51 -0800 (PST)

> When the system is booting Mandrake shows if it is using Alsa.
> But you need 0.9 (It is somewhere in the docs) and Mandrake I don't
> think it  comes with 0.9...Anyway I had to download and compile Alsa (I
> used the lates  RC version) and then I had to recompile Mandrakes Kernel
> (It would hang up  until I recompiled the kernel too).
Why did you have to recompile the kernel?  I thought that the alsa was a
module that was called.  What a pain.

> Afterwards it stared working very nice.
Yeah, so far, that's Myth's biggest downfall...the fact that the audio is
such a pain to get working...and it won't work until you get the audio