[mythtv-users] Occasionally recorded videos have no sound?

David Watkins watkinshome at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 11:02:57 UTC 2007

> I don't know how to really figure out what's causing this, and
> unfortunately it happens only once or twice a week so it's hard to
> reproduce.  The only other thing I can really think about saying is
> that sometimes when I'm using XMMS, it'll go to switch songs and I'll
> get a message that the sound card is already in use.  I have to click
> OK, then i can click again to play the next song.  So maybe there's
> something buggy with my sound card drivers, but I don't know if that
> would even have any impact on recording the sound to the file.
> Anyway, lspci reports that the sound card is the Intel Corporation
> 82801G (ICH7 Family) variety.
> Anyway, any ideas on what I might be able to do to help diagnose this problem?

I wouldn't expect your sound card to have anything to do with recording either.

I'd start googling for 'ivtv' issues that cause missing sound.  Maybe
you can change ivtv version or there's a configuration option that
might fix things for you.

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