[mythtv] Audio distortion issue on Nvidia Shield

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 23:27:15 UTC 2018

On 11/21/18 3:31 PM, John P Poet wrote:
> Just as another data point, I also have never gotten anything other 
> than stereo to work via the nVidia Shield.   At this point I have 
> tried a few different Shields hooked up to a few different receivers, 
> and Dolby Digital does not work with any of them.  I assume we 
> (MythTV) are not configuration the audio subsystem correctly, but have 
> not had the time to dig into it.
> John
It was working for me last time I had the shield hooked up to a sound 
system. I plan to get back to it sometime to see if it has regressed. 
Note that it is necessary to set Surround Sound on the shield audio 
settings to get it to work. (see 


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