[mythtv-users] mythfrontend hang OSS audio device '/dev/dsp0'

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Oct 7 09:15:31 EDT 2004

On 10/06/2004 02:20 PM, soekul wrote:

>Here is the output from the command
>Thanks Mike
>On Tue, 05 Oct 2004 00:43:21 -0400, Michael T. Dean
><mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>>On 10/01/2004 04:54 PM, soekul wrote:
>>>The system I'm having troubles with is my master back end server. It's
>>>an old HP PIII-800MHz w/ 256MB PC100 SDRAM and Intel i810 video/audio.
>>>Upgraded video card to GeForce4 MX 4000 128MB SDRAM. TV Capture is a
>>>newer Hauppauge WinTV PVR-250 (idx=85, tuner=50 - TCL 2002N)
>>>I'm using FC2 and thus I followed Jarods guide (Excellent walk
>>>through) since my tuner is newer I had to install bleeding versions of
>>>v4l and ivtv. A few days ago I had all video recording, transcoding,
>>>live tv working properly without sound.
>>>dmesg | grep ivtv > ivtv.txt
>>Please post the output of:
>>tac /var/log/messages |
>>sed -n '/=  END INIT IVTV  =/,/= START INIT IVTV =/p;
>>       /= START INIT IVTV =/q' |
>>instead.  There are a lot of important messages generated during the
>>ivtv init that do not contain the word ivtv.  This should allow us to
>>determine if the problem is with your ivtv or Myth configuration.
Seems like your ivtv is initializing properly.  Therefore, it's probably 
a problem with your audio configuration (or possibly--though not as 

Try adding:

alias char-major-116 snd
alias char-major-14 soundcore
alias sound-slot-0 snd-card-0
alias sound-service-0-0 snd-mixer-oss
alias sound-service-0-1 snd-seq-oss
alias sound-service-0-3 snd-pcm-oss
alias sound-service-0-8 snd-seq-oss
alias sound-service-0-12 snd-pcm-oss

to your modprobe.conf.


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