[mythtv-users] Audio Problems
kkuphal at gmail.com
Sat Apr 12 04:54:42 UTC 2008
On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 11:47 PM, Ron Garrison <ron.garrison at gmail.com>
> I've been running .20-fixes for quite some time now with very few issues.
> Over the last week and a half I started encountering audio dropouts every
> once and awhile (video is rock solid). As time went on the dropouts have
> become more frequent until it completly goes away. If I exit live TV and
> come back - the audio returns. The only error messege I get is that after
> the audio goes away for good, mythfrontend spits out the following error:
> NVP::AddAudioData():p1: Audio buffer overflow, audio data lost!
> * Well I figured this was as good excuse as any to upgrade to .21, so I
> downloaded 0.21-fixes today and got it running (I have a few minor things to
> resolve, but that's another post). Unfortunately, but not surprising, the
> audio problem is still there.
> I did some experimenting and determined that the problem exists in
> Mythmusic, playback of recordings (which previously were fine) as well as
> livetv. Its very definitley a playback issue, most likely in the hardware
> onboard my motherboard. Bummer (anyone have other thoughts that would make
> me happier?).
> So now - what are my options?
> New Motherboard? - not cheap as it means a new processor, RAM, and video
> card - and maybe more as well.
> New audio card - might do the trick if that's where the problem really is.
> Now it turns out that I have a Xitel Hifi-link USB audio interface sitting
> around and it appears that there is linux support for it. Does anyone have
> any experience with this and MythTV?
> Am I on the right track or should I be looking elsewhere? Any thoughts
> would be appretiated.
Have you tried just updating your ALSA drivers?
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