[mythtv-users] 7.1 channel audio
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Mar 10 16:22:08 UTC 2007
On 03/10/2007 10:58 AM, Al McIntosh wrote:
> Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 03/09/2007 11:13 PM, Al McIntosh wrote:
>>> I have a Sound Blaster Live! card connected to 7.1 amp via optical
>>> coax cable. When I watch DVDs or anything with xine I get nice, rich
>>> full surround sound. However, when I watch recorded shows within mythtv
>>> there is no output from LS or RS. The front , center and rear channels
>>> all output. Is this a shortcoming of my current version
>>> *mythtv-0.20-153.fc6.at*? With the below .asoundrc I set playback to
>>> ALSA:default. Any ideas?
>> See the thread:
>> and especially:
> From what I understand, these threads all suggest configuring ALSA to
> duplicate front channel sounds for output to the unused channels. IE: my
> LS and RS channels.
> I will still be missing the actual sounds that are intended for LS and
> RS channels.
Show me a source you're getting with 7.1 channels (other than
DVD's--which you've said you have working), and I'll mention the other
possible approach (#1104).
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