[mythtv-users] AC3 and/or S/PDIF (again)

Mario Limonciello mario.mailing at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 16:08:27 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-01-24 at 10:58 -0500, Steve Adeff wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 January 2006 10:45, Mario Limonciello wrote:
> > > and have you tried setting the audio output device to "ALSA"?
> >
> > I don't believe just putting ALSA in the box would do much.  The myth
> > code goes through and removes the first 5 characters of the string in
> > the box if it is ALSA:.
> > It takes the rest and calls snd_pcm_open for that hardware device.
> right, I should have added that the ALSA "device" goes after it, so 
> ALSA:digital or ALSA:analog, etc. depending on your asoundrc.
If you refer back a few posts, I have no issues with ALSA:default.
My problem is when I want to actually use the 5.1 via ALSA:surround51

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