[mythtv-users] Hardware questions for a MythTV-box

Michael Haan michael.haan at gmail.com
Sun Mar 20 20:00:14 UTC 2005


And another data point - recordings play fine.  Just not live tv.


On Sun, 20 Mar 2005 14:31:08 -0500, Michael Haan <michael.haan at gmail.com> wrote:
> One other data point - I just checked and mythtv (using xine) does
> give me sound.
> 
> 
> On Sun, 20 Mar 2005 14:27:44 -0500, Michael Haan <michael.haan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I just bought this card and loaded it into my box.  aplay island.wav
> > plays island.wav over the optical spdif as expected.  However, mythtv
> > does not actually give me sound.  Furthermore, if I watch Live TV in
> > myth, and try to aplay island.wav at the same time I  get:
> >
> > haanm at tibeaux haanm $ aplay island.wav
> > ALSA lib pcm_hw.c:1172:(snd_pcm_hw_open) open /dev/snd/pcmC0D0p
> > failed: Device or resource busy
> > aplay: main:508: audio open error: Device or resource busy
> >
> > Which seems to indicate that something (mythtv) is using that
> > resource.  What gives?  I've specified ALSA:spdif in myth, and do not
> > have AC3 passthrough checked.  Little help here.......
> >
> >
> > On Sun, 20 Mar 2005 13:14:28 -0600, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
> > > Richard Röjfors wrote:
> > >
> > > >I would prefer the sound output on an optical spdif cable, is that
> > > >possible? It would be nice if the output from the DVD is just forwarded
> > > >to the receiver.
> > > >Are there any good sound cards around for this?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > I think you'll find the Turtle Beach Riviera card a great sound card
> > > with optical output.  I'm using it in mine and it was simple to set up
> > > and can be had at newegg.com for about $25.
> > >
> > > Kevin
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