[mythtv-users] MythTV Volume control ALSA vs OSS

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Mar 11 02:37:17 UTC 2006

On 03/10/2006 08:45 PM, Paul Wilson wrote:
> Currently I'm using the "oss" device ie /dev/dsp and I'm getting sound .
> Firstly My volume control doesn't work or display on screen is there a 
> setting to enable volume control.

http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/184107#184107 (and, 
if necessary, there's an updated volume.sh that works with spaces down 
the page).

> Secondly if my board has both 5.1 and spdif outputs which I'm just using 
> stereo output into TV can I use ALSA with this  stereo output.
> or is ALSA only digital output via spdif coax?

ALSA can be used whether you're using digital output or not.


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