[mythtv-users] Analogue 5.1 Surround Sound Out

osma ahvenlampi oa at iki.fi
Tue Jan 2 16:49:30 UTC 2007

On 1/2/07, James Buckley <xanium4332 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> I was wondering how to enable 5.1 surround sound in myth? Is it as
> simple as editing the sound device to 'ALSA:surround51'.

You need to apply the patch attached to Trac ticket
http://cvs.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/1104, recompile MythTV, configure
your sound device to ALSA:default (NOT ALSA:surround51 - that causes
problems with channel ordering on some motherboards) and turn on the 6
channel option the patch creates.

Osma Ahvenlampi   <oa at iki.fi>       http://www.fishpool.org

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