[mythtv-users] SPDIF output works for MythMusic, but not MythTV
noah_k at earthlink.net
Fri Mar 18 20:56:37 UTC 2005
Andrew, thanks, that's just the solution I needed-- I was making it more
complicated than it needed to be!
On Friday 18 March 2005 12:48 pm, Andrew Close wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 12:41:41 -0800, Noah Knowles <noah_k at earthlink.net>
> > Hi, I have an annoying problem and would really appreciate any help.
> > I'm running Myth-0.17 on Mandrake 10.1 with a PVR350 and a Soundblaster
> > Audigy. When I run MythMusic, I *do* get sound out of the S/PDIF outputs
> > on the Audigy, but when I run MythTV, I get no sound through S/PDIF. For
> > MythTV, I have to resort to the sound from the PVR350 instead, which
> > means every time I switch from TV to music, I have to change the inputs
> > on my receiver.
> > I'd really like to get the Audigy spdif working with MythTV. In settings,
> > the audio device is /dev/dsp and "Enable AC3 to spdif passthrough" has no
> > effect on this problem. I've tried compiling MythTV with and without
> > native ALSA and Mandrake ARTS support, with no effect.
> there may be a better solution than this:
> you can buy a male to male stereo patch cable and plug one end into
> the output of your pvr-350 and the other into the input of your sound
> card. when you listen to music it will be the same as usual. when
> you watch tv you should now get sound out of the SPDIF port.
> not pretty, but it should work.
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