[linux-dvb] HVR3000, cx88_alsa, crackly audio

Steven Toth stoth at hauppauge.com
Wed Dec 20 05:30:43 CET 2006

Robert Longbottom wrote:
> Hi again!
> After much messing around I've managed to get the HVR3000 to working 
> using Steven Toth's tree.
> I still need to unload and reload the tuner module a few times on each 
> boot to make it pick up the TDA tuner chip, but it works once it has 
> been detected.
> My problems with no audio was because I was using the wrong TV-norm :-/  
> ooops.
> Now it is working, I have audio, but every now and again I get crackling 
> or distorted audio.  This is when I'm watching TV (or  recording) using 
> MythTV.
> Has anyone else experienced crackling / distorted audio (I guess on 
> anything using cx88_alsa) and how did you fix it?

I'm playing catchup on the ML. It's good to see people have the HVR3000 
patches limping/running.

How would you categorize the audio noise and is their any kind of 
pattern to when it appears/disappears, or to the type of noise?



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