[mythtv-users] alsa 1.0.24, 0.24.2-fixes, ubuntu lucid, hdmi audio, AC3/DTS not working

Pieter De Wit pieter at insync.za.net
Tue Feb 21 23:58:44 UTC 2012

On Wed, 22 Feb 2012, Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:

> Hi
> On 22 February 2012 05:56, Pieter De Wit <pieter at insync.za.net> wrote:
>> I can get all the options on "Card 8", but then I get no sound. I am
>> wondering however if it has to do with the fact that I am using a TV card
>> and not video. What I mean is that the sound might work if I play a video,
>> not Live TV.
> what you see on card 8 (or device 8 most likely) has no bearing on the
> device number used by ALSA.
> If you were to upgrade to mythtv 0.25 pre-pre-alpha (e.g. master now),
> you would be able to see those details from within myth associated to
> the right card.
> Myth would also tell you if there's a device attached to a particular
> hdmi output.
> so there's no more guess work required in finding out which hdmi
> device to use for the audio device (there's usually 3-4 hdmi devices
> listed by alsa, where only one works)
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Right - I see - since this is from the repo it will be behind "master" I 
will see if I can get that adjusted tonight.

Thanks !

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