[mythtv-users] Can't configure MythTV with alsa sound support

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 19:46:37 UTC 2007

On 15/08/07, Andy Morton <andy.morton at teamtbt.com> wrote:
> Hi there. I'm trying to upgrade my mythtv setup with the latest svn
> trunk, however, I'm unable to configure it with alsa support meaning
> that the final installed version has no sound at all.
> I'm configuring with the command ./configure --enable-audio-alsa, but
> that gives the output
> # Sound Output Support
> OSS support      yes
> ALSA support     no
> aRts support     no
> JACK support     no
> DTS passthrough  no
> It built previously with Alsa (well, at least with sound on the final
> installed version - I didn't check the audio support output that time
> round) no problem, so does anyone have any ideas what might be wrong?

Have you got the ALSA development libraries installed? OSS can still
give you sound output which is why you may not have noticed the
missing ALSA headers before.


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