[mythtv-users] ALSA and real AC3 passthrough

Petr Stehlik pstehlik at sophics.cz
Fri Dec 30 08:52:13 EST 2005

Lee Koloszyc píše v Pá 30. 12. 2005 v 08:16 -0500:

> > But does it allow for AC3 passthrough at the same time? Do you have some
> > AC3 sound source? Have you tried say HD DVB-S or perhaps DVD replayed
> > via the internal Myth DVD player (I guess that one would use the AC3
> > passthrough but I use xine so I don't know).

> If I am not misunderstanding you, yes dmix allows for anything to be 
> sent through the spdif connection. 

But did you try real AC3 source in MythTV? Probably some HDTV?

> It surely can play multiple 
> MP3s/MythTV recording at the same time over SPDIF though.

But does any of those recording have an AC3 track?

I will make one of my recordings available if you don't have any.


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