[mythtv-users] A tad OT: ALSA and SPDIF for via82xx - alt: choice of SPDIF cards

Nate Carlson natecars at natecarlson.com
Tue Oct 26 14:29:21 UTC 2004

On Tue, 26 Oct 2004, Brad Fuller wrote:
> I have been trying to get a via82xx on a DFI mobo to output SPDIF. (The 
> reason: the analog audio on the right side is noisy.) Anyway, I have had 
> no luck. I brought the SPDIF pins out but I see no clock when checking 
> with other hardware.

Need to compile it with the newdsp option enabled (in the kernel config), 
and then make sure to turn the volume on the IEC958 Playback channel all 
the way down. Works fine for me.

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