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Re: 'Splain please re: mixer, alsa, pulseaudio and tvtime??



Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Jul 2009 04:42:57 -0400, William wrote:
> 
>> I have external receptacles on my motherboard at the back of my computer
>> box -- one light green for incoming sound, and one light red (pink) for
>> a microphone.  Double checked visually and in my motherboard manual.  
>>
>> *However* my tv tuner card has no sound output receptacle, did not come
>> with a line to use as an external connection line and shows no external
>> hookups in its manual.
> 
> Yes, it's a known fact by now. Nobody asks you to put a cable where
> you *cannot* put a cable. ;-) The remaining problem, however, is that
> there must be a theory about how your tv card "produces" audio then?
> 
I suspect that there is a device in /dev that you read to get the
sound, and pass it to the sound hardware. Maybe more then one if the
card produces both analog and digital sound output, and/or has an FM
tuner.

Mikkel
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