[mythtv-users] ac3 passthrough problems
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Sep 21 20:52:14 UTC 2006
On 09/21/06 06:16, Thomas Börkel wrote:
>>>If I use ALSA:default in MythTV and use slave.pcm "digital-hw" in the
>>>pcm.!default section, do I not use digital-hw then?
>>/You/ shouldn't use digital-hw; it's OK for the .asoundrc to use it (in
>OK, but what is the difference between specifying ALSA:digital-hw and
>specifying ALSA:default (and using digital-hw in the default def)?
Channel/rate/format conversion to those required by the underlying
hardware. In other words, digital-hw will only work for some sound
streams on some cards. However, default (when redefined as per the
wiki's ALSA configuration) will always work.
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