[mythtv-users] PVR500: Lost sound on recordings

George Galt george.galt at gmail.com
Fri Dec 15 16:52:46 UTC 2006


I assume you are using Axel's repositories.  Did you remember to
update the kdml modules for both ivtv and alsa?  I believe the line is
something like: yum -y install ivtv-kmdl-$KVER (also assuming you used
Jarod's guide and set up the KVER environment variable for your


On 12/13/06, Mark A. O'Neil <mark.a.oneil at dartmouth.edu> wrote:
> Hello,
> Apologies for the x-post (posted to both the ivtv-users and the
> mythtv-users lists).
> I recently updated my perfectly functional MythTV backend (FC5,
> PVR500, MythTV v0.19, ivtv v0.6? whatever the recommendation for the
> 2.6.16 kernel was) and XBox xebian frontend.
> After a significant update (it had been awhile since initial
> installation, so a lot was updated) I lost sound in all new
> recordings - previous recordings play fine on both systems. In fact
> the both systems work fine in all other capacities as far as I have
> determined to date.
> Current backend stats are:
> Kernel:
> ivtv:   0.8.2
> MythTV: 0.20 (I do not have the exact version in my notes here at work)
> At this point I am thinking there is a problem with the ivtv
> installation/configuration. So the initial question is:
> Is the ivtv version I have installed correct for my kernel?
> This is the first time I have used yum to update ivtv as for the
> first install I built it from src. Could that have been the problem
> (yum) - perhaps I missed something?
> Please, let me know what other info would be useful besides the ivtv
> init log, to troubleshoot this (logs etc) and I will gather that up
> this evening and post.
> This morning I came across some notes regarding the 'mute' setting -
> ivtvctl -y mute=<0|1> - and will give that a shot this evening as well.
> Regards,
> -m
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