[mythtv-users] What's changed in MythVideo / MPlayer?

Phil Bridges phil at gravityhammer.com
Wed Sep 15 13:08:10 EDT 2004

> What happens if you pass the parameters on the command line to Mplayer,
> rather than with the config file?
>> After upgrading to MythTV 0.16 (using Axel's RPMs), I
>> suddenly have no AC3 content in my AC3-encoded AVIs.
>> Everything is mixed back down to two-channel stereo.
>> My mplayer config file reads (thanks, Jarod):
>> # run full-screen
>> fs=yes
>> # zoom image to fill the screen
>> zoom=yes
>> # disable mplayer's usual verbosity
>> really-quiet=yes
>> # use XVideo for video output
>> vo=xv
>> # don't enable joystick
>> nojoystick=yes
>> # use alsa for audio out, through spdif
>> ao=alsa1x:spdif
>> # if ac3 audio, send raw stream to my amp, else fall back ac=hwac3,
>> Looking at the verbose mode, it seems to think that there's
>> no AC3 audio in the file, after finding it in the stream.  I
>> can post parts of the verbose output this evening if that
>> would be helpful.
>> Any suggestions?
>> _______________________________________________

If I pass on the switches via the command line, after commenting out the
config file, it is the same - no AC3 out.

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