AC3 in Australia (Was Re: [mythtv] DVB 3.4 report)

Hamish Moffatt hamish at
Fri Jan 7 07:55:27 EST 2005

On Fri, Jan 07, 2005 at 09:23:47PM +1100, Mark Anderson wrote:
> The attached patch should allow AC3 audio to kinda work with big dvb 3.4 in 
> Australia. It still stutters regularly, but you can switch between stream 
> types properly and even enable AC3 through the gui.
> Note 1: There is also a hacked fix for a floating point exception (div by 0) I 
> was getting on HD channels.
> Note 2: To enable AC3 audio you must set the "Use Dolby digital audio where 
> available" checkbox in the general settings page (next to Enable AC3 
> passthrough). 

Should the AC3 passthrough option be enabled as well?

I'd like to test it but I think the backend assertion failure when
changing channels in live TV will prevent it. Does that happen
to you?

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at> <hamish at>

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