[mythtv-users] MythTV and Pulseaudio

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Sun Dec 20 18:51:33 UTC 2009

On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 1:43 PM, Stephan Seitz
<stse+mythtv at fsing.rootsland.net> wrote:
> Hi!
> My Debian Installation of MythTV is version 0.22-0.9. Frontend and Backend
> are different computers (both running Debian/Testing, 64bit).
> The package libmyth-0.22-0 depends on libpulse0.
> I am trying to convert my MythTV-Frontend vom ALSA to Pulseaudio.  According
> to http://www.pulseaudio.org/wiki/PerfectSetup#MythTV version 0.21 should be
> able to use the ALSA pulse plugin.
> But I can’t see „ALSA:pulse” in the frontend configuration.
> If I use a .asoundrc to route all ALSA sound through the pulse plugin, I
> don’t hear anything from MythTV, because according to the start messages of
> the frontend it disables the pulseaudio daemon.
> What can I do to use MythTV with pulseaudio? Thanks for the answers.
> Shade and sweet water!
>        Stephan

MythTV doesn't work with PulseAudio.  You'll have to suspend
Pulseaudio to use Myth.

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