[mythtv-users] What's changed in MythVideo / MPlayer?

Phil Bridges phil at gravityhammer.com
Wed Sep 15 17:48:26 EDT 2004


> Phil Bridges wrote:
>
>>After upgrading to MythTV 0.16 (using Axel's RPMs), I suddenly have no
>> AC3
>>content in my AC3-encoded AVIs.  Everything is mixed back down to
>>two-channel stereo.
>>
>>My mplayer config file reads (thanks, Jarod):
>># run full-screen
>>fs=yes
>># zoom image to fill the screen
>>zoom=yes
>># disable mplayer's usual verbosity
>>really-quiet=yes
>># use XVideo for video output
>>vo=xv
>># don't enable joystick
>>nojoystick=yes
>># use alsa for audio out, through spdif
>>ao=alsa1x:spdif
>># if ac3 audio, send raw stream to my amp, else fall back
>>ac=hwac3,
>>
>>Looking at the verbose mode, it seems to think that there's no AC3 audio
>>in the file, after finding it in the stream.  I can post parts of the
>>verbose output this evening if that would be helpful.
>>
>>Any suggestions?
>>_______________________________________________
>>
>>
>
> You need ao=alsa:mmap as the mplayer devs saw fit to change the options,
> again.
>
>

A-ha!  I'll try that when I get home.  Does this work with all alsa
devices?  (I have a cmedia-based card.)



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