[mythtv-users] Digital sound
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Oct 25 05:59:17 UTC 2006
On 10/24/06 15:55, Frank Armstrong wrote:
> On 10/24/06, James Oltman <cnlibmyth at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 10/24/06, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> >> On 10/24/06 11:18, Frank Armstrong wrote:
> >>> I've upgraded to myth .20...and i had analog sound but no
> >>> digital sound via myth. I could select a file and play it
> >>> through xine and sound went out via spdif no problem...but not
> >>> in myth so i altered my .asound.conf file with what you see
> >>> below and now i have no sound at all. Can anyone tell me what
> >>> I am doing wrong? Thanks
> >> ...
> >>> ##### IMPORTANT #####
> >>> # To make this ALSA configuration file work with your sound card,
you will need
> >>> # to define the appropriate card and device information for the
> >>> # "digital-hw" devices below. You can find the card and device
> >>> # using "aplay -l".
> >> You did this?
> > There's also a section up top that has the same error. I'm
> > assuming it's an error in the .asound and not with his email
> > client:
> > # - "digital" outputs to the digital output directly. Since most (all?)
> > # digital outputs expect 48kHz PCM audio, this may not work for some
> > # (i.e. CD's--which are 44.1kHz PCM audio--or 32kHz audio streams from
> > TV
> > # recordings, etc.).
> > # - "mixed-digital"
> > the TV should have a # in front otherwise .sound will not work
> > correctly. I had the same problem with copying my entire
> > asound.conf into vi using SHIFT+INSERT. It would miss the first #
> > sign on the first line and get screwy.
> Even with those errors corrected...i still get no sound.
I wasn't asking about the line breaks--I assumed that was because of
your e-mail client. If that's not the case, you really need to ensure
the file is exactly as shown in the wiki.
I was asking if you did what the comments said to do--i.e. define the
appropriate card and device information for the "analog-hw" and
"digital-hw" devices. (Using that ALSA configuration file takes more
than just copy/paste--you have to read the comments--i.e.
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