[mythtv-users] Sound card issue

Peter Osterberg Peter at supergirl.se
Tue Dec 13 15:58:24 EST 2005

Steve Adeff wrote:
> 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?
lspci says; Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) SMBus controller (Rev 02)

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