[mythtv-users] sound not recording

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Mon Sep 4 02:36:13 UTC 2006

On 04/09/06, Timothy Braje <tbraje at myvest.com> wrote:
> I am trying to set up my pcHDTV 3000 card as an analog card to be used
> with a Directv receiver.  I have it mostly working.  The remaining
> problem is that sound is not recorded.  I suspect this is because in the
> video capture card configuration, where it asks for audio device, I have
> put nothing.  I am not sure what to put.  The only option it gives me is
> null.

Try /dev/dsp

> I can see in the logs from mythbackend that there is an error when it
> starts recording:
> 2006-09-03 18:46:52.170 NVR: Error, unknown audio codec
> 2006-09-03 18:46:52.171 NVR: AudioInit(): /dev/null : error setting
> audio input device to 44100kHz/16bits/2channel
> 2006-09-03 18:46:52.172 NVR: Could not detect audio blocksize
> 2006-09-03 18:46:52.183 NVR: /dev/null: error setting audio input device
> to 44100 kHz/16 bits/2 channel
> I have tried typing in ALSA:default into the audio device, and that was
> unsuccessful (it works for audio output in the front end).

ALSA is fine for audio output but OSS support is still usually
required for analog capture cards (those not supporting btaudio).


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