[mythtv-users] Latest CVS -> audio buffer overflows

Anders Hanson anders.hanson at speedo.nu
Fri Jul 23 21:40:49 EDT 2004


I had that problem last night!

In my case it was problem with irq collition, fixed by enableing ACPI in 
both kernel and BIOS.

Using MythTV and ALSA from cvs with kernel 2.6.7

/Anders

Paul Woodward wrote:

>That sounds exactly like my problem. Good to know I'm not the only one.
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>Paul
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>[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of David George
>Sent: 23 July 2004 22:02
>To: Discussion about mythtv
>Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Latest CVS -> audio buffer overflows
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>Paul Woodward wrote:
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>>Hi All,
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>>I've just tried upgrading from 0.15.1 (worked fine) to the latest CVS.
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>>I am experiencing continuous audio buffer overflow errors when 
>>watching any TV channel or recorded program. I am using an ALSA plug 
>>for sound output to the digital out on my M-Audio Revolution 7.1.
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>Do you mean this message "Audio buffer overflow, audio data lost!"? Just
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>as a pointer, when reporting errors it is very helpful to give the exact
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>message.
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>>Has anyone got any ideas what could be the cause?
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>I am also getting these with CVS as of last night. Using kernel 2.6.7 
>with alsa 1.0.3. I have added additional debugging and found in my case 
>that Myth is constantly waiting for space on my soundcard. According to 
>what I found Myth wants 4096 bytes and my sound card is only reporting 
>128 free. However mplayer and aplay work fine on this system. Using 
>mplayer-1.0-0.10.pre5.1.fc2.fr I can even directly play the .nuv files 
>with no problems.
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>I am looking into this and will post to the list as soon as I find out 
>what the problem is on my system. Unless, of course, someone beats me to
>it.
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>David
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