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

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 08:11:42 EDT 2005

> Try without an .asoundrc. I don't have one - never have.
> Set your output device in MythTV to ALSA:iec958 (or ALSA:spdif - same
> thing). ALSA takes care of mapping that to hw:0,4 in your case, plus it
> may do other sample rate conversions etc.
> That is all I have done. It works fine.

Blimey - you're right! I renamed my fancy .asoundrc to something else
and rebooted and the SPDIF still works. I must say I wasn't expecting
that - what an easy config that is!


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