[mythtv-users] Myth can't passthrough digital audio, but xine and mplayer can

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Wed Jan 16 05:25:51 UTC 2008

On 1/16/08, Ray Lischner <linux at tempest-sw.com> wrote:
> I have a DG965OT (Intel HD audio), running Opensuse 10.3. I'm using
> optical digital audio to connect to my receiver. I can get stereo PCM
> just fine. I can run xine and set audio pass through and get 5.1 audio
> without any difficulties, and the same goes for mplayer. The only
> problem I have is MythTV. When I set it to AC3 passthough, the receiver
> changes to show that it is receiving 5.1 (or sometimes some other Dolby
> Digital configuration), but I hear no sound.
> I've tried everything I can think of, but can't figure out why MythTV is
> different from everything else on this box. Any suggestions?

What's set as your audio output?

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