[mythtv] Machine hangs on channel-switching with MythTV
Wed, 20 Nov 2002 16:46:29 -0500
On Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 09:57:17AM -0700, dann frazier wrote:
> Just for googling purposes:
> I have mythtv running on a VIA EPIA box. It would reboot, or occasionally
> hang, immediately upon starting mythtv. I switched from the via82cxxx_audio
> driver in linux 2.4.19 to the snd-via82xx driver in alsa 0.9.0rc5, and got
> further, although i get a lot of errors from the audio driver.
> I set Deinterlace to 0, and got much further. I now have video playback
> working, but I too suffer from the channel changing crash bug. I also have
> no audio. I'm using the pcm-oss compatability modules, and can play audio
> otherwise using /dev/dsp.
VIA onboard sound is *awful*. Get a dedicated sound card and your problems
will go away.
(I have one of these in one of my systems)