[mythtv] hw vs. plughw
Tue, 19 Nov 2002 01:54:34 -0500
On Monday 18 November 2002 05:08 pm, Magnus Ullberg wrote:
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> I've got the ALSA drivers to work with the alsa supplied programs
> (aplay, etc.) but xawtv does not work. The reason is that the aplay,
> etc. programs support ~/.asoundrc where other programs dont.
> Before i had the .asoundrc file set up correctly i could only get
> aplay to work if i specified "-D plughw:0,0" (or something like that)
> is there a way to specify anything like that in the myth code? The
> first card ALSA detects is "hw:0,0" but the only one that works is
MythTV doesn't use the alsa library, as I have a long-standing dislike of
overly complicated APIs that change completely every 6 months. It requires
the use of the oss emulation stuff that alsa provides.