[mythtv-users] Unable to set ALSA parameters
sage at gypsycaravan.com
Tue Jul 26 21:36:18 EDT 2005
I do have a basic .asoundrc file set up. The contents were in my
previous message. It's worked for others so I don't know why it
wouldn't work for me... I'm not trying to do any sort of digital
output or AC-3 passthrough or anything, just straight up analog out.
Nonetheless, I tried the solutions put forth in that
DigitalSoundHowTo with no luck.
However, after some fiddling I have noticed that this error does not
occur if I don't try to play back through the PVR-350. As soon as I
start playing through the decoder, ALSA complains.
Also, if use the PVR-350 audio output only, then I get no sound,
despite looping the audio directly into the sound card.
On Jul 26, 2005, at 6:07 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> Sage wrote:
>> Here's an interesting anomaly I've discovered. I have an 8 kHz
>> sound file. If I play it using aplay:
>> aplay -D default <soundfile>
>> ...then it plays fine. However, if I use the name of the device
>> in my .asoundrc file:
>> aplay -D via82xx <soundfile>
>> ...then I get the following output:
>> aplay: set_params:857: Sample format non available
>> This looks like it could be connected to the issue with mythtv.
>> Does anyone know how to circumvent this problem?
> You know that .asoundrc file that many people tell others to just
> delete? Well, it actually does stuff (like format and sample rate
> conversion for "software" sound cards). Have a look at http://
> mythtv.info/moin.cgi/DigitalSoundHowTo -- even if you're not doing
> digital sound...
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