[mythtv-users] Audio Config Issue

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 17:36:50 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 1:50 AM, James Oltman <cnlibmyth at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am running MythBuntu 8.04 with all the latest updates on an Intel mobo
> with a P4 2.0GHz processor and 768 MB RAM.  I also have an Audigy 1 PCI card
> using the digital output to a digital input on a Pioneer Receiver.  After
> some fiddling (and a trip to the #alsa on freenode) I have got ALSA working
> with XINE and MPlayer for AC3 and PCM audio.  However, I am not getting
> anywhere in Myth.  Here are the audio settings in Myth:
> Output:  ALSA:default
> Passthrough:  ALSA:default
> With either the mixer on or off, I get a staticy chatter whenever I watch my
> only video source (OTA HD).  Any help would be appreciated.  Thanks!

it would help if you show what you used for mplayer/xine. but I'll say
right off that I had to set my Mythbuntu settings to:
you have to enable AC3 passthrough (enable DTS while your at it).

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