[mythtv-users] Re: Can't get S/PDIF sound working

Taylor Ralph tralph11 at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 23 10:37:23 EDT 2005

Hey Phill,

Try adding the following section to your asoundrc:

pcm.!iec958 {
 type plug
 slave.pcm "hw:0,4"

This makes xine work for me.


--- Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've made some progress on this - I think! I can get
> some sound out of
> MythTV and using speaker-test now, but I can't get
> Dolby Digital to
> come out of xine.
> Using speaker-test, I can get sound out of the
> right, centre and left
> speakers but not the rear speakers or the
> sub-woofer.
> Not sue it it's relevant but I still can't get any
> output from:
> [elm|~]$ aplay -D digital pronounce_linux.au
> [elm|~]$ aplay pronounce_linux.au
> I must be getting closer as I can at least get sound
> out now. Does
> anyone know what I need to do to get Dolby from
> xine? The play command
> I'm using is:
> xine -pfhq --no-splash dvd://
> Regards,
> Phill
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