[mythtv-users] How to get Myth Music to play thru SPDIF output? (SVN trunk as of 9/9)

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Sep 9 22:46:03 UTC 2007

On 09/09/2007 06:42 PM, William Munson wrote:
> I am usually pretty good at getting myth to behave itself however trying 
> to get myth music to play out the digital port has stumped me. First 
> off, I am running trunk SVN and its current as of today so I have the 
> new interface (love it!)
> I can get it to play out the standard audio output jack using /dev/dsp 
> however my usual ALSA:spdif does not work. I am running a 
> kernel so alsa is built into the kernel and I am not running a .asoundrc 
> file.

Which is the problem since your sound card (like almost all) requires
48kHz audio for digital output.  You need a .asoundrc to do rate
conversion of your 44.1kHz CDA/MP3's/Ogg's.



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