Alsa version (was: Re: [mythtv] [PATCH] Reinitialize deinterlace filter on video change)

David George david at
Wed Oct 6 11:42:16 UTC 2004

On 10/6/2004 4:59 AM, Jarod Wilson wrote:

> And I just shot down my (shaky) theory. I really ought to be sleeping, 
> but this is just eating at me. :-) Same behavior on a clean database.
> I did notice something else -- I just happened to glance at my amp 
> during playback of a 720p station, and the thing was blinking and 
> flashing like made, flip-flopping back and forth between pcm and ac3. 
> I'm assuming its probably just a side-effect of the stutter effect, 
> and not really an indicator of what's actually going wrong. However, 
> its got me thinking with respect to ALSA and some of the problems 
> others have reported with 1.0.6... Perhaps a rebuild against different 
> ALSA libs is worth a try, I've been building against what I believe is 
> the version folks have had issues with...

Right now I have to recommend 1.0.5a.  I have done *a lot* of testing 
with various ALSA versions including dayly grabs of  ALSA CVS.  1.0.5a 
is the only one that would work reliably for me using Intel ICH4 sound 
(using ac3).


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