[mythtv-users] mac mini sound

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Aug 14 17:03:01 UTC 2007

On Aug 14, 2007, at 9:58 AM, Steve MacLaren wrote:

> Thanks for your settings.  Yes, these are exactly what I am using  
> (although I do not get any options other than the blank field for  
> "Audio Output Device").  But when I tick the "AC3 to SPDIF  
> passthrough", still only a clicking noise for the digital channels.
> I suppose I should try compiling my own.  I have already installed  
> the Xcode tools.  But I'm not sure I understand the difference  
> between the source in /trunk and the source in /branches/ 
> release-0-20-fixes, since they both have essentially the same age.   
> Do you know what the difference is?

This may sound obvious, but are you using an optical audio cable  
between your mini and whatever is decoding the audio? clicking and  
sometimes screeching sounds like you're running optical audio over an  
analog line.

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