[mythtv-users] 0.24: Dual audio output (HDMI + Analog)?

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Tue Dec 28 13:30:17 UTC 2010

On 29 December 2010 00:09, Michelle Dupuis <mdupuis at ocg.ca> wrote:
> I recently added an audio amp & speakers that I would like to make an option when playing myth.  Currently, audio runs over the HDMI connection which is great (and works 100% - thanks programmers!!)...and I must maintain the HAF (Husband Acceptance Factor)...similar to WAF just a lot higher standard.
> But I would like the option of having audio output to the PC's analog ports as well.  Is there a simple way to do this?
> Has anyone done this?  I suspect there is an asound entry which will do this...but it's new territory for me.

There was a discussion on this matter just a few days ago..

There are two ways of doing so:
-Create a mixer in alsa that will output audio to both device.
-Use PulseAudio

Note that digital passthrough will not work either way, and you will
be realistically limited to stereo audio

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