[mythtv-users] no sound mythmusic spdif

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Sat Nov 20 06:22:29 UTC 2010

On 20 November 2010 12:52, Kevin Johnson <dabears_rule at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi All
> Been a while since I tried but I noticed mythmusic is not outputting any sound.
> I am using Avenards latest (bleeding testing) with mythbuntu .24 10.04
> Using the spdif out.  Videos and Tv work fine.  I get 5.1 surround as I should.

I don't have any myth packages in bleeding nor testing

> this is from the frontend error log.
> 2010-11-19 17:44:56.596 XMLParse: LoadTheme using '/usr/share/mythtv/themes/default-wide/music-ui.xml'
> 2010-11-19 17:44:57.953 AO: Opening audio device '/dev/dsp' ch 2(2) sr 44100 sf signed 16 bit reenc 0

You've set up myth to use OSS (/dev/dsp) , this is not going to work with SPDIF.

Use ALSA, and select in the audio config ALSA:spdif or ALSA:iec958
after scanning for audio devices

and configure mythmusic to use the default audio device

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