[mythtv-users] Setting the right audio device in mythtv
amessina at messinet.com
Sat Oct 14 14:24:19 UTC 2006
Nathan A. Smith wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-10-14 at 13:53 +0100, Nick wrote:
>> On 14/10/06, Nathan A. Smith <nasa01 at comcast.net> wrote:
>>> I am trying to get my audio to work (still....) and have gotten to this
>>> The following commands produce sound as expected:
>>> mplayer -ao alsa -ac hwac3 bjorn_lynne-secret_world_\(surround_version
>>> speaker-test -Dplug:iec958 -c6
>>> aplay -Dplug:dmix english.au
>>> mplayer Music/Country/Shania\ Twain* -ao alsa:device=plughw=dmix
>>> mplayer Music/Country/* -ao alsa:device=plughw=iec958
>>> in addition I can use -Dplug=default.
>>> But putting any of those devices (dmix, iec958, default) in the general
>>> settings dialog produces errors from
>>> unknown PCM
>>> "no such file or directory"
>> Did you use:
>> ALSA:iec958 or ALSA:default?
> I guess I wasn't clear....
> I put ALSA:iec958, ALSA:default, and ALSA:dmix with the given
> (ie: unknown PCM, "no such file...")
if, using speaker-test, you put -Dplug:iec958, try putting
ALSA:plug:iec958 in mythtv. also, sorry for coming in late, but did you
already post your /etc/asound.conf and $HOME/.asoundrc files? those
might point us in the right direction. what kind of soundcard?
Anthony - http://messinet.com - http://messinet.com/~amessina/gallery
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