[mythtv-users] sound not recording

Timothy Braje tbraje at myvest.com
Mon Sep 4 23:14:14 UTC 2006

Nick wrote:
> 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

Okay, that helped, but still no sound.  I had to load the oss module for 
my sound card.  I still get the unknow audio codec error.  Anyone have 
any ideas what codec directv uses?  I do not have high-def service, and 
I am running a debian system.


>> 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

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