[mythtv-users] 7.1 channel audio

Al McIntosh junkmail at allanmcintosh.com
Thu Mar 15 23:23:01 UTC 2007

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:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/134449#134449
> and especially:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/134552#134552

I am just getting around to attempting an implementation of the route 
and plug plugins to duplicate sound in my LS and RS channels.
However, I suspect this works if you have the speakers connected 
directly to the PC. I am passing the audio to the AMP via SPDIF.
Just typing out loud here....


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