[mythtv-users] No sound nforce2 using SPDIF

Jon jon at sd-6.org
Mon Mar 19 02:24:55 UTC 2007

Jason Portwood wrote:
> I'm still not able to get SPDIF to work with MythTV. 
> I modified my asound.conf to read
> pcm.!default {
>        type plug
>        slave.pcm "spdif"
>        slave.rate 48000
> }
> Sound still works system wide except in MythTV.
> I think the problem may be that ALSA support isn't enabled in MythTV.  
> Could this be the case and I just need to compile it instead of using a 
> package?
Check the output of mythfrontend when you start playback.  Check that
both IEC958 and IEC958 playback are not muted.  Also if IEC958 has a
mixer, set it to zero.

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