[mythtv-users] newbie ... need help setting live tv .. no sound

Irlapati irlapati at verizon.net
Wed Oct 20 17:06:31 UTC 2004

I could be wrong. But i am under the impression that if i use ALSA, i
will not be using /dev/dsp. I am able to play music using xmms and
mplayer using ALSA:mixed-analog as the audio device.
But I will try what you said when i get home.

On Wed, 2004-10-20 at 09:37, Christopher Flynn wrote:

> Sounds to me like your sound isn't properly configured in mythtv. I
> would try something like:
> cat /dev/random > /dev/dsp
> and if you hear static then that's your audio card. Then make sure
> that's the one listed in your mythtv setup.
> -Chris
> On Wed, 20 Oct 2004 09:25:01 -0400, Irlapati <irlapati at verizon.net> wrote:
> >  I have installed Mythtv using Jarold's guide. When watching TV, i do not
> > get any sound out but i do get picture though slow. I am able get sound if I
> > use the program tvtime. So I assume that my soundcard is full duplex, the
> > connections are right and it works. Can anyone help me figure out what is
> > wrong? Any help is appreciated. The sooner i get this working, the less
> > likely my wife will think i am crazy. I am using FC2. I have onbaord sound
> > and TV-out using nvidia. My tuner card is leadtek's winfast deluxe.
> >  
> >  sam 
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