[mythtv-users] Fedora 10 and SPDIF output

Kingsley Turner krt at krt.com.au
Tue Dec 9 05:42:06 UTC 2008

Paul wrote:
> Hi,
>     I'm installing a friends system and want to use Fedora 10 but before 
> I install MythTV, I wanted to test audio output via SPDIF , but can't 
> seem to find how to do this in F10?
> Does Pulse audio need to be configured or do I have to remove this as 
> per older Fedora?
> ie how do I set SPDIF as default output

You can test SPDIF with VLC quite easily, just by using "--spdif" (maybe 
that's only one dash) on the command line.

    vlc --spdif <myvideo.avi>

Or feed it a DVD with DD/DTS sound.

I would verify that SPDIF out is working before even attempting to get 
MythTV using it.


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