[mythtv-users] sound not recording

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Sep 5 00:14:00 UTC 2006


On 09/04/2006 08:07 PM, Jon Bishop wrote:

> >> As a test, I set up kde to use sound events, using the oss sound
> >> module. That works just fine. For some reason, myth is just not
> >> recording any sound for me.
> >>
> > I tried something "stupid". Instead of plugging the sound card
> > into the TV, I plugged the video capture card into the TV. I now
> > get sound when watching LiveTV, except it is not synced with video.
> > It is ahead of the video, presumably "live". Not sure if this info
> > is helpful...
>
>
>  Have you tried tweaking mixer settings? I had a lot of trouble
>  getting sound to come up, and don't remember all the steps I had to
>  take, but the biggest one was determining which input source to
>  record from and getting the mixer to record at volume. I ended up
>  pulling my sound blaster live card out of my computer completely and
>  using the onboard AC97 (which I had disabled in the bios, but linux
>  still saw as present and was causing all kinds of confusion) with
>  the alsa drivers and mixer.


http://mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-7.html

And your test proves that it's just an issue with improper mixer config 
(assuming proper cabling config).

Mike



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