[mythtv-users] Turtle Beach Riviera /CMedia CMI8738 and optical SPDIF

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Mon Jan 29 21:58:23 UTC 2007

Clay wrote:
> That is great news! Hopefully I am skilled enough to replicate that
> functionality on my system. To your recommendations, I have IEC958 output
> turned on, I have no .asoundrc file and I have myth configured as you
> described - which is what got me 2 channels in the first place.
> A few additional questions:
> Which Linux distro are you using?
> Which ALSA version are you running?
> Did you have to do any special config of the module or ALSA?
> Did yours just work? If not, what things did you do to troubleshoot?
> I am thinking that mythtv is not the problem, and that it is something in my
> OS config that is the issue.
I've run it on both RH9 and FC4.  On the FC4 system I'm at Alsa 1.09rf.  
It kinda just worked.  Works with both Myth recorded HD content, ripped 
DVDs with AC3 tracks, and MythDVD with retail DVDs.


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