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

Andy Morton andy.morton at teamtbt.com
Wed Aug 15 19:57:57 UTC 2007

Nick Morrott wrote:
> 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.
Thanks, installing alsa-lib has sorted it, and myth is compiling with 
Alsa support as we speak :) I upgraded my audio drivers at the weekend 
and obviously forgot to upgrade the libraries.

Many thanks for your help.

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list