[mythtv-users] Does MythTV Obviate a DVD Player?

Blammo[doh] blammo at dohboys.com
Sat Sep 4 10:46:08 EDT 2004

 On Fri, Sep 03, 2004 at 01:00:36PM +0100, David wrote:
> > >Get yourself a decent Linux-supported soundcard (anything based on the
> > >emu10k1 chipset will work fine - I have two Audigy cards, I've heard
> > >good things about the M-Audio soundcards too) with an SPDIF output.
> >
> > No need (IMHO) - get a dirt cheap (supported) soundcard with SPDIF out -
> > onboard motherboard will do fine.
> Not really - S/PDIF output of AC3 (Dolby Digital) from nForce2 isn't
> working in ALSA currently. PCM and DTS work, but that means you can't
> hear the sound from most DVDs.

I re-read this thread to make sure there were no qualifiers like under FC2
etc, however, I must disagree.

I have an A7N8X which is hooked to a sony amp via coax digital. I get DD
5.1, 6.1, and PCM all working fine. Can't seem to get DTS working, but I
think that's solvable.


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