[mythtv-users] PUNDIT spdif optical sound

Adam and Lori Walker slamcorp at comcast.net
Sun Apr 25 13:18:57 EDT 2004

Steven Cruysberghs wrote:
> Is anybody using the rear (stereo-jack) connectors for 5.1 sound? I read
> somewhere that it is possible to use line-out en line-in both as output
> and that would also enable surround sound.

>>Yes, you can use alsa-mixer to set all three jacks as outputs (L/R 
>>front, L/R back and center/sub) and then you also need to select 5.1 
>>output (decoding) when running xine or mplayer.

how the heck would you hook that up to a receiver? if my sony receiver has dolby 5.1 etc/etc I would only need one rca set right? [ok it is a little old no digital input/outputs]

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