[mythtv-users] sound not recording
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Sep 5 00:14:00 UTC 2006
On 09/04/2006 08:07 PM, Jon Bishop wrote:
> >> As a test, I set up kde to use sound events, using the oss sound
> >> module. That works just fine. For some reason, myth is just not
> >> recording any sound for me.
> > I tried something "stupid". Instead of plugging the sound card
> > into the TV, I plugged the video capture card into the TV. I now
> > get sound when watching LiveTV, except it is not synced with video.
> > It is ahead of the video, presumably "live". Not sure if this info
> > is helpful...
> Have you tried tweaking mixer settings? I had a lot of trouble
> getting sound to come up, and don't remember all the steps I had to
> take, but the biggest one was determining which input source to
> record from and getting the mixer to record at volume. I ended up
> pulling my sound blaster live card out of my computer completely and
> using the onboard AC97 (which I had disabled in the bios, but linux
> still saw as present and was causing all kinds of confusion) with
> the alsa drivers and mixer.
And your test proves that it's just an issue with improper mixer config
(assuming proper cabling config).
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