[mythtv-users] Popping noise when starting recording.

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Sep 24 01:10:58 UTC 2007

On 09/23/2007 09:03 PM, Mitch Gore wrote:
> I have my Onkyo receiver  connected to my myth box with SPDIF optical
> cable.  When I start a recording some times i get a Popping sound out
> of my speakers.  Once the recording is started the sound is fine but
> that pop is really annoying.  Any one know how to get rid of it?  I am
> using my onboard sound card. 

That's your receiver taking a split second too long to identify the
format of the audio data.  Most likely, sending the right IEC958 status
bits would fix it.  You can do that with the ALSA configuration file
(i.e. ~/.asoundrc or /etc/asound.conf).


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