[mythtv-users] vdpau sanity check

Justin The Cynical cynical at penguinness.org
Thu Jun 25 03:11:30 UTC 2009

Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
> 2009/6/25 Brad DerManouelian <bderman at gmail.com>:
>> The TV offers PCM and RAW output. RAW passes the audio signal through
>> without processing so as long as you're sending 5.1, you get 5.1 out.
> This is not what's happening with either the Sony or Samsung I own...
> They only ever output stereo when connected via HDMI to another
> source... they never passthrough anything

Per the manual for my Sammy, this is the case as well, it will output 
AC3 only from OTA.  Any digital audio input is sent out as two channel.

I'm thinking that it was done to appease the various media mafias, can't 
think of any other reason for it.

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