[mythtv-users] [OT] xine with multiple sound cards
dave at theansells.com
Tue Jun 21 13:30:04 UTC 2005
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Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] [OT] xine with multiple sound cards
On 6/21/05, Dave Ansell <dave at theansells.com> wrote:
> My frontend has two soundcards, one onboard for TV-out and a plug-in
> Soundblaster Audigy which connects to my Hi-Fi.
> I am trying to use Xine to stream audio to the Hi-Fi via the SB card, but
> defaultes to the internal sound device instead.
> Can anyone tell me how to tell xine to switch output to the SB card?
> ( It
> needs to be switchable because I use the internal card at other times)
What audio parameters (if any) are you currently giving xine at startup?
I think you should be able to specify something like '-A ALSA:hw:1,1'
(using the correct card number and device number to get audio from the
particular card/device combo you want) This also requires that your
.asoundrc and modules.conf (or equiv) files are setup correctly. You
can check /proc/asound or 'aplay -l' and 'aplay -L' to get a listing
of all cards and devices currently recognised.
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From aplay -l I have
card 0: I82801BAICH2 [Intel 82801-ICH2], device 0: Intel ICH
card 1: Audigy [Sound Blaster Audigy], device 0: emu10k1 [EMU10K1]
so I have tried
xine -A ALSA:hw:1,0
also for good measure:
xine -A alsa:hw:1,0
Xine seems to just ignore it and continue to output to card 0.
I can't find any detailed instructions on the -A command line options. Any
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