[mythtv-users] SPDIF output works for MythMusic, but not MythTV
Juan Jesús García de Soria Lucena
skandalfo at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 01:20:19 UTC 2005
> > Has anyone else had a similar problem? Is anyone else using a cmpci
> > sound device succesfully using spdif output for all parts of myth?
> > The sound quality I get over spdif is obviously much better than the
> > analog connections, but right now I'm stuck using analog for
> > everything in order to avoid having to switch audio inputs when using
> > different parts of myth (because that's too much for the GF to handle
> > ;).
Having an NForce3 chipset, I experienced some problems when playing 5.1 DVD's.
In my case I used analog 5.1 output rather than optical, and ALSA was
forcing "Use Line-In as Surround" to be ON when playing throug the
I had to edit /usr/share/alsa/cards/NFORCE.conf in order to change
name "Line-In As Surround"
To "value off" and things like that, since my mother board has analog
outputs for 5.1 that are independant from Line In / Mic.
Perhaps the configuration of your card is somehow forcing some flag
value (look for "hooks" sections) when you play through your specified
How can dreams come true? Is their type boolean?
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