[mythtv-users] Error opening audio device

Paul Andreassen paulx at andreassen.com.au
Tue Jul 5 07:39:41 EDT 2005

On Tue, 5 Jul 2005 08:47 pm, Mattia Martinello wrote:
> I'm still having some problems with MythTV.
> Now when I open "Whatch TV" in mythfrontend, I get this error:
> Error opening audio device (/dev/dsp), the error was: No such file or
> directory.
> I understand that MythTV can't found the audio device, because /dev/dsp
> doesn't exists.
> I'm using Alsa, what device I have to insert in MythTV configuration to
> get the audio working?

To use alsa change "/dev/dsp" to "ALSA:default" and "/dev/mixer" to "default" 
but this will change in 0.19 to "/dev/mixer" -> "ALSA:default"

I use Debian sid too,

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