[mythtv-users] Odd audio problem. Can only get audio via spdif
allen.p.edwards at gmail.com
Sun Nov 22 17:17:35 UTC 2009
On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 9:33 PM, <stefan_jones at comcast.net> wrote:
> (NB: Abit motherboard, GeForce 7050/nForce 630 chipset.)
> Before my Fedora 12 install, my system could play audio via the TV's
> speakers (connected to the mobo standard speaker out) (if the video was
> analog) or from my stereo system (for digital recordings), which has an
> spdif connection to my mobo. I could live with this.
> Now I can only play via the spdif port, when ALSA:spdif is selected. And it
> works for both analog and digital recordings! I can't get any other ALSA
> device to work.
> What puzzles me is that when I test my audio devices via Fedora's Settings /
> Multimedia section, I can get sound out of the standard speakers.
> Fedora's multimedia section mentions a Pulse Audio device. Why doesn't this
> show up as a device under Myth? Maybe the ALSA devices are too low level?
I have spent many hours trying to figure out how to get spdif and
analog out at the same time. My own solution is to use a second
external spdif decoder for the TV set to stereo while the HiFi is set
to 4.1 surround. If you figure this out, please let me know.
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