[mythtv-users] ac3 passthrough problems

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Sep 23 11:08:14 UTC 2006

On 09/22/06 15:54, Thomas Börkel wrote:

>Scott wrote:
>>>It is funny, that this actually works, because with these setting,
>>>MythTV uses the "Default" device for AC3, not the one with the hex  
>>Yes. But, my understanding of the "Passthrough output device" is that  
>>if it is set to "Default" (case sensitive) then it simply refers to  
>>the device defined by "Audio output device". This can be confirmed by  
>You're right. I had forgotten that.
>>Audio output device:  ALSA:digital-dmix
>>Passthrough output device:  

Actually, it looks like MythTV completely ignores the Placebo--I mean 
Passthrough output device. ;)

(The only occurrence of "PassThroughOutputDevice" in 
myth{tv,plugins,themes} is in the settings page.)


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