[mythtv] ALSA and PVR-350
desmond_rivet at hotmail.com
Sat Nov 1 10:31:22 EST 2003
I'm using MythTV with a PVR-350 and a SBLive5.1. I want to try and get TVout
working on my PVR-350, and digitial out (passthrough) working on the SB, so
that my receiver can automatically switch between the digital SB sound and
the analog PVR-350 sound.
I don't have ALSA, I only have OSS.
My receiver only has optical digital inputs left. I assume I can buy a cable
that will plug into an optical input on my receiver on one end and plug into
the digital out of the SB5.1 on the other end? I don't remember seeing these
at Radio Shack :)
Before I go out and buy some cables, do I have to do anything special
through MythTV to get digital passthrough working on the SBLive5.1? I know I
can choose the sound device through the GUI - is there a seperate digital
device? Or is it just a simple matter of plugging the cable into the jack?
Does the sound output simply go to both the analog and digital outputs at
the same time?
Thanks for any help!
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