[mythtv] AC3 playback mangled until timestretch activated

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 11:02:32 UTC 2010


On 11 February 2010 16:47, Matt W <mwood23 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I posted a couple times in regard to this on mythtv-users.  It wasn't
> until I read this thread:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/dev/332388
> ...that I realized I'm suffering the same thing, but in reverse.  That
> is, I get long audio dropouts on the primary AC3 audio stream -until-
> I fiddle with timestretch.  Then suddenly everything sounds fine, and
> I can get true DD via AC3 passthrough.  I can even change the
> timestretch back to 1.0x and things continue to run fine.

> latest version where this occurs.. trunk Revision: 23531
> any guidance appreciated. thanks!

When you disable the mixerx (look like you're using "software" mixer).
Does this still happen?

Are you certain your sound amp can handle either AC3 or DTS and that
you have checked passthrough?

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