[linux-dvb] Pinnacle 800i driver problems

superhappyfunball superhappyfunball at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 16:47:21 CET 2008

Chaogui Zhang wrote:

> What you need to do is to record the sound stream from /dev/dsp2 for
> your 800i. If you use tvtime, you can run the following command in one
> terminal
> "arecord -D hw:2,0 -f dat | aplay"

Works! And, I can probably do a quickie bash script to launch TVTime 
that incorporates this. I was just unsure how to set this up. So, many 

The audio gets choppy sometimes, and goes out of sync...but I know this 
is due to the clock frequency difference between the two sound sources. 
Restarting the above line fixes the choppy issue...I am not sure how to 
solve the drift issue. Thats a problem for another day. But, I am a 
happy camper, I can use my TV Card!

Many thanks to you Chaogui, and you too Steve...

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