[mythtv-users] Lost sound on live TV after upgrades?

David Rees drees76 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 18:16:14 UTC 2006


On 9/6/06, David Rees <drees76 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/6/06, Nick <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 06/09/06, David Rees <drees76 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I recently lost sound in mythfrontend after a reboot and I found that
> > > /dev/dsp /dev/mixer, etc aren't read/writable by mythtv anymore.
> > > Trying to figure out why.
> >
> > New default udev rule? I've created my own so that any future udev
> > updates do not alter my device ownership or permissions.
>
> Must be something like that, but the default rules haven't changed recently.

In my case, an unclean shutdown corrupted /var/run/console/mythtv and
could not be modified. A fsck.jfs of the / partition after booting
from a rescue disk cleaned it up.

-Dave


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