[mythtv] Useage of myth on 64bit platforms

Rodd Clarkson rodd at clarkson.id.au
Sat Oct 23 21:12:22 UTC 2010

I'm having troubles with DVD playback on a f12, x86_64 system using 5.1
surround on a HDMI connection.

Quick question. If I'm using HDMI do I need to configure 5.1 or does the
'passthru' stuff just do this regardless?

On 10/09/2010 10:50 AM, <mythtv at meric.id.au> wrote:
> Over the last few months, I've been encountering problems with 5.1 AC3
> DVD content (refer ticket #8792), but only when myth is configured for
> 5.1 sound. If the frontend is configured for stereo, it all works
> perfectly. One of my colleagues has a more extreme version of the
> problem where all content playback is affected (not just DVD). The
> issue is definitely relatively recent (started around the May timeframe
> for me).
> What has surprised me is that no one else seems to be seeing this, and
> it just occurred to me that perhaps the issue is 64 bit related. I can
> confirm that the two known cases of this issue are on 64 bit platforms,
> but I was wondering how many others out there are running 64 bit? The
> other factor in common is that we both run OpenSuSE, although different
> versions (11.1 and 11.2).
> Cheers,
> Richard.
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