[mythtv-users] Audio buffer under run possible problem

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Sep 4 22:01:19 UTC 2007

On 09/04/2007 05:10 PM, James Telfer wrote:
> I'm running mythtv on a Via EPIA MII board, and am having issues with
> AC3/DTS passthrough via the coaxial output.  I can set the output
> device to ALSA:spdif and enable the pasthrough options, but I get very
> broken sound at the receiver, which constantly loses then regains lock
> to the incoming stream.  When running from a console I noticed myth
> was outputting error messages about audio buffer under runs, is this
> likely to cause the observed behaviour?  If so what is likely to fix
> the problem? 

Sounds like you may have a 32kHz AC-3 stream and a sound card that can't
handle such (almost all sounds cards can only handle 48kHz AC-3).


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