[mythtv-users] v4l Drivers
oliver.greg at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 15:30:40 UTC 2010
On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 9:59 AM, mike at grounded.net <mike at grounded.net> wrote:
>> 1. Make sure you can output sound from another program, like mplayer,
>> playing a different clip, one you know has sound.
> I stopped the front end and fired up movie player. I browsed to my storage directory and picked one of the shows I've recorded.
> While the audio is very low, probably something turned down, it's there just fine.
> I then went to the front end, picked the same show using the Watch Recordings screen and no audio.
This means your audio output is set incorrectly under
setup->general->3rd page on the frontend. I cannot remember what card
you are trying to get to work - audio over hdmi (gt220), or something
else. In your desktop environment, what sound output is it using?
> Using the same tool, I picked the Watch TV on DVB Adapter 0 and get an error.
> 'Totem is missing a channels listing to be able to tune the receiver'
> I didn't want to deal with that so moved on to mplayer.
> When I fired up mplayer, I get a logo and nothing else. I moved on to vlc.
>> 2. Play a recording from the HVR-1600 using the same media player that
>> produced sound in step one, to make sure the recording itself is missing
>> sound, and it isn't some other problem.
> VLC plays the mpg files with audio.
> Tried vlc with capture device /dev/video0.
> Tried common options to watch live video but need to read up on using vlc with the 1600 I guess.
> I appreciate the input of course.
> And yes, my threads do get long sometimes, most notably when they are taken off track it seems.
> I'm hoping that will change as people get to know me on the list :).
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