[mythtv-users] Re: MythTV & Jack
markknecht at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 00:19:20 UTC 2005
On 9/13/05, Ross Campbell <ross.campbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> > In my case I have headphones on and I'm working on a song.
> > (Ardour/Jack/synths/whatever) I also have MythTV open in a Window.
> > Since Jack has grabbed the sound hardware I cannot hear audio from
> > Myth. I'm very multi-tasking and like the TV on while I write music.
> So, can ALSA's mixer be used here to put JACK and mythtv using
> ALSA:mixer on the same footing? I know that there have been various
> posts about some problems using ALSA's mixer with MythTV. I have yet
> to try it, and I don't know if JACK would solve those problems with
> multiplexing audio. If it does, that would be a good thing in and of
> itself. I've always wanted to have (tasteful!) sound effects
> associated with MythTV events.
> - Ross
Jack would solve these problems. It does for other audio apps. I was
hoping that MythTV had been designed to work with Jack as many other
apps have been, but possibly (based on the lack of responses) it
hasn't and that's why I'm not making forward progress here.
thanks for your inputs.
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