[mythtv-users] vdpau sanity check

jansenj jansenj+myth at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 20:24:40 UTC 2009

> Are you sure you're only getting stereo? SPIDIF comes across as two encoded
> channels which are then decoded into 5.1 by the audio processor (usually
> receiver). I can get 5.1 out of my Westinghouse 32 (piped through either my
> Sony HT-IS100 or my STR-DA4400ES) as well as a couple of Sony Bravia's here
> at work through various Sony equipment (sound bar, receivers, etc.)
> I'm not positive, but I'm pretty sure I used to run HDMI from my PS3 to my
> Westinghouse 42", then SPIDIF out to a Pioneer receiver with no issues,
> either.
> -Brad
If this is what you have going, my understanding is that this is glorified
stereo over 5 speakers.  You aren't getting true surround sound, but I'm no
expert on this stuff.
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