[mythtv-users] which sound card to get?

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Mon Mar 13 14:59:18 UTC 2006

Raphael Pooser wrote:
> Good to hear that this one works.  If retrying my old Live Value with 
> higher PCI latency doesn't do the trick, I'll grab one of these.  That's 
> still going to be cheaper than getting an old refurbished audigy.  Do 
> you guys use this one with ALSA, or do you use this with the default in 
> mythtv which is /dev/dsp?  (I don't believe that /dev/dsp points to 
> ALSA:default; I think it is actually OSS emulation if you're using ALSA 
> - not sure).  Thanks for the suggestions.
I use it with ALSA on Fedora Core.  It's recognized by the OS, all I had 
to do was go into alsamixer, enable the SPDIF port, and that's it.  I 
don't have a .asoundrc file or anything.  My Myth devices is ALSA:spdif 
or ALSA:default (can't remember which).


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