[mythtv-users] Recordings Playback too fast on Frontend, fine on Backend

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 03:27:00 UTC 2009

On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 4:21 PM, jk90090 <jk90090 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 03/02/2009 04:58 PM, jk90090 wrote:
>>> Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>>> The audio settings are not Myth settings.  You must configure your
>>>> system-level sound subsystem properly (i.e. ALSA).
>>> Sorry, I meant to say I was going to do both checking the DB and
>>> separately rechecking the ALSA settings.  I still find it strange it would
>>> all start happening after I converted to QAM recordings.
>> Audio may be encoded differently on the cable lines.  After all, cable
>> co's routinely mess with the content they get so they can fit more garbage
>> down their little pipes.  ;)
>> See, for example, http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1008271
> Fair enough.  For the life of me, from trying various asound settings to
> none at all, I can't get any change here.  One item that is apparently clear
> is that if the TV Playback setting "Extra Audio Buffering" is turned off,
> there is some clear playback issues with no audio regardless of the
> recording.

wouldn't hurt to look at the sound stream to see what rates it uses.

ffmpeg -i /path/to/file.mpeg

generally gives good info.

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