[mythtv-users] Sound card issue

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 09:37:32 EST 2005

On Tuesday 13 December 2005 03:09, Peter Osterberg wrote:
> I've a on-board audiocard with both coax and optical out. I've never got
> it to work very well.
> The card plays perfectly well using analog out, except from the audio
> quality...
> The audio works fine for about 5-10 minutes when using digital out.
> After 5-10 minutes the sound disapears for some seconds and comes back
> again. This behavior continues until the computer is rebooted. I started
> to think that this was driver related. I have a spare Windows disk for
> this computer as well and I decided to try if it worked better in
> Windows. I have the same problem in Windows so that eliminates the
> driver theory.
> Could this really be hardware related? It doesn't matter if I use coax
> or optical in either operating system.
> I think that it is a bit odd to think that it should be hardware related
> since it always works for about 5-10 minutes an then won't work again
> until rebooted. The reboot part somewhat directs me to hardware but why
> 5-10 minutes. It would last for seconds if it were some kind of buffer
> problem.
> Anyone?
> PS. Please tell me if anyone knows were I can buy a Turlte Beach
> Catalina card in Sweden. Rplace replace replace.... =o)

what chipset is used for your onboard audio?

-- Steve

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