[mythtv-users] Sound on analog recordings stopped working

Patrick Oglesby octoberblu3 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 00:31:53 UTC 2009

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 7:39 PM,  <voidtrance at comcast.net> wrote:
> Thanks, I'll give it a try tonight and see if it fixes it. From the thread
> that you pointed me to
> it seems that I might have run that command when the problem happens but
> with .22 this
> will happen "automatically"?
> Thanks
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Patrick Oglesby" <octoberblu3 at gmail.com>
> To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 1:24:07 PM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Sound on analog recordings stopped working
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 1:12 PM,  <voidtrance at comcast.net> wrote:
>> The source for the PVR-250 is the exact same physical cable that feeds the
>> HDHR. They just record
>> the analog channels (2-31), while the HDHR record all the digital ones.
>> I did not check the TV feed but I did check many of the videos from
>> MythVideo (which
>> experience the same problem and used to work prior to the problem) through
>> my PS3. The sound
>> is definitely still there.
>> The fact that MythVideo videos are experiencing the same problem led me to
>> believe that this is
>> a sound/ALSA problem rather then a cable source problem.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "George Mari" <george_mythusers at mari1938.org>
>> To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 8:54:26 PM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific
>> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Sound on analog recordings stopped working
>> On 10/27/2009 05:54 PM, voidtrance at comcast.net wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Recently, something happened on my MythTV system and sound from any
>>> analog
>>> (PVR-250) recordings
>>> stopped working. I say stopped working because I can't think of a single
>>> thing that could have caused it.
>>> It used to work fine. Then I went away on a business trip for a while
>>> during which my system was auto-starting,
>>> doing the recordings, and then shutting down. When I came back, things
>>> didn't work.
>>> I have sound setup through my S/PDIF connector and I have MythTV
>>> configured to do AC3 passthrough
>>> for any digital sound. This works fine because I am able to get sound
>>> from
>>> LiveTV through my HDHR and
>>> for any recordings done through the HDHR.
>>> However, when I switch to LiveTV through any of the PVR-250's (I have 3),
>>> there is no sound. The same
>>> happens for recordings done by the PVRs and any videos that don't have
>>> digital sound.
>> [deleted]
>> Need more info.
>> What's your source that you've plugged into each PVR-250?  Analog cable?
>>   Satellite settop box?
>> Did you check your source by hooking it up to a TV, to make sure you're
>> still getting sound from it?
> This has come up on the list a couple times now.
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/49068?do=post_view_threaded#49068
> The short version is this, run
> iecset audio on
> and try again.

Not automagically, yet.  I'm running 0.22 fixes and I still need to
reset that setting on occasion.  I just made a script and bound it to
a button on my remote.

Good luck.

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