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

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Sun Sep 5 17:47:52 EDT 2004

Hamish wrote:
> > 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.

On Sat, Sep 04, 2004 at 07:46:08AM -0700, Blammo[doh] wrote:
> 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.

Do you have the vanailla A7N8X, or the -E, deluxe, or -E deluxe?

The sound chip differs so this information will help me to work out why
yours works and mine doesn't!

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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