[mythtv-users] Alternate audio input (PVR-150)?
n0nb at n0nb.us
Sat Apr 18 11:35:38 UTC 2009
* Jim Stichnoth <stichnot at gmail.com> [2009 Apr 18 00:14 -0500]:
> On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 8:46 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 11:21 PM, Nate Bargmann <n0nb at n0nb.us> wrote:
> >> I am using the PVR-150 with my Mythbuntu box and everything works very
> >> well. There is one issue that seems to be related to the PVR-150
> >> hardware and that is distorted captured audio.
> > What is wrong with your audio? There have been several problems in the
> > past but fixed with more recent kernels. Are you using a kernel less
> > than 2.6.24?
> Sounds like the intermittent "tinny audio" problem.
Indeed. I find that when it gets into that mode, a cold restart will
"fix" it momentarily. F1 on Speed is tough to listen to in tinny
> I solved it by
> putting this as the last line of my channel changing script:
> ( sleep 5; v4l2-ctl --set-audio-input 1 -d /dev/video0 > /dev/null 2>&1 ) &
> So at worst the first 5 seconds has distorted audio. My kernel is
> 18.104.22.168 (MythDora 5) and still has the problem.
Interesting. I am running Mythbuntu 8.04 with the LTS updates:
$ uname -a
Linux vidbox 2.6.24-23-generic #1 SMP Wed Apr 1 21:47:28 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/Linux
What script are you using? I am using directv.pl snagged off the 'Net
- Nate >>
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