[mythtv-users] Native Alsa Support
david at onyxsoft.com
Tue May 25 08:25:55 EDT 2004
On Tue, 25 May 2004 rwk at americom.com wrote:
> I have just installed mythtv under gentoo (kernel 2.6 with build-in alsa
> support) compiled with Native Alsa Support. When I try to play a
> program from mythfrontend I get:
> Error opening audio device (/dev/dsp). No such device
> I believe /dev/dsp is an OSS device and since I compiled with native
> alsa support, I would expect this. My question is:
Yes, that is the OSS device.
> What do I use in the General/Setup/Audio section?
ALSA:... Where ... is the device. In my case I use ALSA:spdif to use the
optical SPDIF output on my motherboard. The ALSA must be uppercase.
> I am not presented with any choices for audio device except OSS
> devices. I am using devfs and I do not see how to configure the
> frontend to use a devfs native alsa device.
> Can anyone advise me on this?
Yes, search the archives. This has been covered many times.
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