[mythtv-users] Record sound using a BT848 card

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Thu Nov 29 14:01:49 UTC 2012

On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 10:41 PM, Michael Heironimus
<mkh01 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 07:18:58PM +1300, Nick Rout wrote:
>> Yeah sorry I guess many of us just think that card is too old and decrepit,
>> and that your approach to the problem is wrong. However, back on topic, do
>> you have the snd_bt87x module running? I see reference to it here
>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Hauppauge_WinTV-Go
> Some of the WinTV framegrabbers can't use snd_bt87x because the audio
> simply isn't connected to anything useful on the card. I have an old
> (mid-2000) WinTV Go that couldn't use it, and a few-years-newer WinTV FM
> that could.

That's why those cards connect to an external sound card.  MythTV is
supposed to record the video from one card and the audio from another
and merge them.  The original poster described this setup, so
snd_bt87x isn't needed.


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