[mythtv-users] Sound problems
melunko at gmail.com
Fri Dec 22 16:46:33 UTC 2006
Sometimes the sound driver is been used by another process. Try "fuser
/dev/dsp" to see who is using it and you can try to kill it.
On 12/22/06, Mark Paulus <mark.paulus at verizonbusiness.com> wrote:
> Austin Roberts wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I just upgraded from Ubuntu Dapper to Edgy, (I created a new partition
> > for Edgy, so I still have my Dapper install). As far as I can tell, my
> > MythTV setup is the same as it was before, but I can't record sound on
> > my Edgy install. When the backend is trying to record something, the log
> > is repeating:
> > NVR: Only read -1 bytes of 4096 bytes from '/dev/dsp
> > read audio: Input/output error
> > When I try running 'aplay /dev/dsp' I get:
> > play: playback:2021: read error
> > My mixer seems to be set properly, and when I unmute the Line In, I can
> > hear what's coming through the tv card.
> > I'm fairly confident this is a problem with Ubuntu, not MythTV, but I
> > was hoping someone here might have an idea on how I can fix it. For the
> > time being, I'm back on my dapper partition, but I'd like to upgrade if
> > possible.
> > Thanks,
> > -Austin
> Sounds like maybe a permission problem. Make sure your userid and
> mythtv userid are added to the audio group 'sudo adduser <userid> audio'.
> While you are in there, you might want to make sure you and mythtv are
> part of the video group also. (check /etc/group and/or /etc/passwd).
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