[mythtv-users] HDTV Prebuffering Pause - Audio Issue?

Brandon Beattie brandon+myth at linuxis.us
Wed Jun 15 21:23:26 UTC 2005

On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 01:13:32PM -0400, Jean Connelly wrote:
> Hi,
> I posted another question and got some nice responses on how to
> optimize my system for HDTV playback (which currently pauses
> frequently with these Prebuffering Pause console messages).
> I'm stuck and I think that the problem may be audio/ALSA related.  I
> was wondering if there is handy way to disable attempts to decode/pass
> audio altogether to check this.   Any ideas?

Sure, run mpg123 and make sure /dev/dsp is being used, then when you go
to playback a program, it will tell you /dev/dsp is busy and ask you if
you want to continue without audio.

Hey, it works. :)


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