[mythtv-users] A tad OT: ALSA and SPDIF for via82xx - alt: choice
of SPDIF cards
david at thegeorges.us
Tue Oct 26 14:39:06 UTC 2004
On 10/26/2004 10:23 AM, Brad Fuller wrote:
> I didn't get an answer at the alsa user's email list nor at
> linux-audio-user, so I thought I'd post it hear. It's a bit OT since
> it is not a mythtv problem, but does apply.
> 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.
Does aplay -L list iec958 or spdif? If not, it isn't being detected by
the alsa drivers and enabled.
> Besides that: Can anyone recommend a card where SPDIF is a breeze to
> set up on alsa?
I use the built-in sound on my Abit motherboard (Intel ICH4), but the
Soundblaster Live also worked fine for me.
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