[mythtv-users] pcHDTV 5500 No sound

Thomas Kessler electronikjunkie at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 17:29:41 UTC 2007

On 6/4/07, Cnudde, Paul <Paul.Cnudde at gowlings.com> wrote:
> I had a similar issue with my 5500 where I had no sound.  The issue was
> that alsa believed that the 5500 was the sound card.  The solution was to
> blacklist alsa_cx88.  Once I did that my actual sound card was detected and
> I had sound again (I think alsa_cx88 is the name of the module I blacklisted
> but I'm not in front of my mythbox right now). lsmod will point you in the
> right direction.

Hey you just jogged my memory. I had the same issue, but took a different
approach. I added this to /etc/modprobde.d/aliases:

alias snd-card-0 snd-via82xx
options snd-via82xx index=0
alias snd-card-1 cx88-alsa
options cx88-alsa index=1

My on board sound is the via82xx.

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