[mythtv-users] No sound in some recordings
mythtv at jonandtina.net
Thu Nov 18 21:32:29 UTC 2004
> I have the same problem. When watching live TV, if I change the
> channel the sound comes on. I have a lot of recordings that don't have
> sound. After getting an episode or two of West Wing with no sound my
> wife is not recording with the VCR as a backup. WAF is going down.
> This seemed to happen after I did a distribution updagte, so I assume
> it is a driver issue.
> As a work around, I use a cronjob to unmute the driver. I was doing
> it every half hour, but sometimes that didn't work if I was watching
> something else at the same time. So now I do it every minute in my
> * * * * * ivtvctl -y mute=0 > /dev/null
> I am going to try upgrading ivtv soon to see if the problem gets fixed.
> On 10/30/2004 2:09 PM, Justin Malcolm wrote:
>> I have been a myth user for a while now but have recently developed some
>> real stability problems. The worst one is that many of my recordings
>> have no sound. Sometimes I have no sound when I go to live tv as well.
>> It is not all the time.
>> I have a Hauppage 250 and capture from cable.
>> Can anybody point me in the right direction?
I have the same problem every once in a while, but a) I don't have a
pvr250 (I use a bttv card) and b) I don't use ALSA. You might be
looking in the wrong direction...
Are there any other possibilities?
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