[mythtv-users] MythMusic not playing (0.20)
ian at codex.org.uk
Mon Jan 22 11:50:39 UTC 2007
Eduard Huguet wrote:
> I've just (nearly) finished set up a barebone PC as a Linux media
> center using MythTV, and so far the only thing that I'm completely
> unable of make it work is MythMusic. The plugin installs perfectly,
> no matter with that. And it shows into MythTV, I can configure it,
> browse the music, etc... I've even installed the visualizations, which
> appear without problems.
> Just it don't play. Anything. Whenever I choose be it a MP3 file
> or be it a CD track, it frozes for some seconds and then stops. It
> does the same for every file/track I attempt to play. It doesn't
> crash, just don't play. No error message is displayed, even on the
> terminal window if I manually start mythfrontend from there (the last
> trace message is something like "Opening OSS device /dev/dsp...").
> The sound on my system is (I think) well configured, as I can hear
> the sound from MythTV (LiveTV and recorded videos), mplayer, Amarok,
> etc... Also I can externally play those files using i.e. Amarok or
> Xine, so I don't think it's a codec problem.
> Any ideas? Just in case it's needed here you have the basic data about
> my machine:
> · Asus P1-AH2 barebone PC (AMD64 3800+, nVidia embedded card,
> Realtek sound card)
> · 1GB RAM, 250 GB disk
> · Hauppauge WinTV Nova-T 500
> · Sabayon 3.2 - 64 bit edition (Gentoo)
> · MythTV 0.20 (freshly installed)
I have a very similar system to you, (but a 3200 cpu, running Ubuntu
6.10, I also had a similar problem. Does your volume controls work? Mine
didn't but when I fixed the volume issue the mythmusic started to work.
Mine works now after I changed the audio device to
in the general settings. Note that this has to be typed in, not selected.
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