[mythtv-users] sound not recording

Timothy Braje tbraje at myvest.com
Tue Sep 5 00:34:25 UTC 2006

Timothy Braje wrote:
>> http://mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-7.html
>> And your test proves that it's just an issue with improper mixer config 
>> (assuming proper cabling config).
>> Mike
> I am still a little confused.  This system used to be used as a OTA HDTV 
> recorder, and everything worked fine.  I have recently had to hook it up 
> to a directv receiver, as I have moved and have no OTA reception.  In 
> fact, I can still play old recordings, and sound does work.  I use alsa 
> for sound playback, but it was suggested to me in a previous post of 
> this thread that I should be using OSS drivers for the V4L recording. 
> So, I have loaded the oss drivers for this purpose.  I have my V4L video 
> source configured to use /dev/dsp for audio.  I am fairly confident that 
> the sound is just not being recorded, and it is not a playback issue 
> (since I can play back old files just fine).
> Do I need to connect my capture card to my sound card for sound recording?

I tried, and the answer seems to be yes.  Unfortunately, the sound 
quality is not very good...


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