[mythtv-users] Does MythTV use mplayer?

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 16:33:31 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 9:31 AM, MARK ADAMS <madams9 at msn.com> wrote:
>> Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 12:10:21 -0400
>> From: mtdean at thirdcontact.com
>> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Does MythTV use mplayer?
>> On 07/23/2010 11:36 AM, Robert McNamara wrote:
>> > I missed the bit where it stopped working in the middle of a
>> > recording, and can only conjecture that you toggled passthrough to on,
>> > or off, or otherwise hit a button that modified the settings or mixer
>> > volume level.
>> Or some desktop-environment-provided key that changes system
>> (non-MythTV) audio config.
>> Mike
> Thanks for the input Mike.
> I have tried toggling pulseaudio. I know that has been problematic on some
> systems.  It was disabled when the audio stopped playing and it is currently
> off.  The desktop environment is currently KDE 4.2.  Logging out of kde and
> starting mythtv under a simple window manager doesn't make any difference.
> But again, how can everything else work while mythtv does not?
> Thanks again.
> Mark

Using pulseaudio throws all troubleshooting out the window.  We can
only wonder what's going on with any system that uses it, as only in
trunk do we officially support it.


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