[mythtv-users] More audio issues

K.R. Foley kr at cybsft.com
Mon Jan 19 09:23:18 EST 2004

Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> I wrote earlier about the problem I am having getting TV sound to come out
> the SPDIF connector on my Yamaha based sound card.  To summarize, I'm using
> Alsa and all other system sounds (OSS, aplay, mplayer, etc) come out the
> SPDIF connector.  Even MythMusic and MythVideo/DVD work, but MythTV watching
> TV, the sound only comes out the speaker jack on the card.
> Tonight I complied MythTV from CVS with alsa support and without any
> configuration changes, it still does not come out the SPDIF connector.  My
> mythfrontend reports that it is using OSS /dev/dsp.  I didn't see any new
> options in the audio output section of the setup.  How do I define, with
> alsa support compiled in, a target like I do in mplayer of alsa9:spdif or
> the like?
> Kevin

Hi Kevin,

If you are talking about the pvr 350, which is the only card I can 
comment on, route the rca outs from the tv card to the input on the 
sound card. Then all of your sound should come out of the sound card.


K.R. Foley
kr at cybsft.com

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