[mythtv-users] Known good surround sound cards?

Patrick Vaughan patrick_a_vaughan at hotmail.com
Sat Jul 2 14:22:52 EDT 2005

That was my original thought as well.  But, there isn't an  S/PDIF output on 
the board.  Either way, I'm probably not going to get Linux to output 5.1 
audio on that board.

<quote who="Michael Carland">
>On Jul 2, 2005, at 9:53 AM, Michael Farrell wrote:
>>On Sat, 2005-07-02 at 09:17 -0400, Patrick Vaughan wrote:
>>>The onboard audio says it'll support 6 channel audio, via an "external
>>I think that means there is a mixer setting that switches between using
>>the Microphone and Line In ports for Center and Rear channels
>>respectively.  That's how it seems to work on most of the cards I've
>>come across.
>I thought an external codec meant it would do passthrough to an
>external decoder, like Dolby or something. I don't think all digital
>spdif outputs support passthrough, I would guess that is what "external
>codec" implies.
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