[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu 8.04 Sound Blaster Live - No Sound
mario.mailing at gmail.com
Mon May 26 16:39:16 UTC 2008
Douglas Wagner wrote:
> Ok, i'm in a REAL bind here. I have a week to get this figured out
> before my WAF goes to the toilet.
> Long story short I just switched from a Fedora based MythTV setup to an
> Ubuntu Setup (MythBuntu ROCKS). I have NO experience with Unbuntu or
> Installation went well, everything is up and running. Initially I had
> no sound at all. WIthout doing much of anything (actually nothing other
> than maybe a reboot I remember) I had actually, at one point, gotten
> sound to work. I came back the next morning and popped on the PVR and
> all of a sudden i've got static...untuned radio like static comming from
> my SB Live! board.
> To be honest I have NO idea where to go from here. Sound was always
> something that "just worked" on the fedora box. I am totally lost even
> where to look for what's going on. The static "changes" when I move the
> menu or even telnet into the box so there's "something", and when I plug
> into the onboard sound it stops (I get no sound from onboard and haven't
> even tried to set it up, but I really don't want to have to use
> onboard)...the static also stops upon box reboot till mythbuntu is
> partly up where it comes back again.
> As I said, I have NO idea where to even start with figuring out why I
> have no sound or why i've got static.
> I'm plugged by RCA to the TV (Single pin in Green Out from Sound Card to
> White/Red RCA on TV.)
> Any help on where to go or what to look at for why i'm getting static
> out of my sound card would be VERY appreciated. Any tutorials on how to
> setup sound for an emu10k1 on mythbuntu would be appreciated as well as
> I have no idea even what the basic methods of doing such are.
> Oh, one last thing. If I go to alasmixer to that card (alsamixer -c 2)
> and mute either the master or the PCM sound the static goes off, comes
> back when you unmute so in essence this is sound comming through the
> sound card.
> HELP please. :)
> --Douglas Wagner
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> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
So here's thie important thing:
Are you using Mythbuntu added to Ubuntu, or straight Mythbuntu? If you added to
Ubuntu, you've got a pulseaudio daemon running. You'll either have to kill it,
or look at my other post a day or two ago about how to work nicely with it in place.
mario.mailing at gmail.com
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