[mythtv-users] Sound problems
mark.paulus at verizonbusiness.com
Fri Dec 22 15:23:08 UTC 2006
Austin Roberts wrote:
> I just upgraded from Ubuntu Dapper to Edgy, (I created a new partition
> for Edgy, so I still have my Dapper install). As far as I can tell, my
> MythTV setup is the same as it was before, but I can't record sound on
> my Edgy install. When the backend is trying to record something, the log
> is repeating:
> NVR: Only read -1 bytes of 4096 bytes from '/dev/dsp
> read audio: Input/output error
> When I try running 'aplay /dev/dsp' I get:
> play: playback:2021: read error
> My mixer seems to be set properly, and when I unmute the Line In, I can
> hear what's coming through the tv card.
> I'm fairly confident this is a problem with Ubuntu, not MythTV, but I
> was hoping someone here might have an idea on how I can fix it. For the
> time being, I'm back on my dapper partition, but I'd like to upgrade if
Sounds like maybe a permission problem. Make sure your userid and
mythtv userid are added to the audio group 'sudo adduser <userid> audio'.
While you are in there, you might want to make sure you and mythtv are
part of the video group also. (check /etc/group and/or /etc/passwd).
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