[mythtv-users] DVD 5.1 sound through 6 analog outputs with internal player

Peter Kornhuld Webmaaschter at gmx.de
Wed Feb 15 17:20:10 UTC 2006


Am Mittwoch, 15. Februar 2006 17:29 schrieb Michael T. Dean:
> On 02/15/2006 09:00 AM, Peter Kornhuld wrote:
> > Mythtv now supports menus with DVD's. Thats why i want to use the
> > internal Player to watch my DVD's. The only problem is, that i cannot get
> > the 5.1 sound working.
> >
> > I dont have SPDIF but an 6 channel analog output. (3 jack plugs . One for
> > front-stereo, one for the two surround-boxes and one for center and LFE)
> >
> > I searched the web and found that:
> > http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/1104
> > I don't know if that solves the problem, because the patch seems not work
> > with current svn. :(
> >
> > With xine everything works fine. Does anyone have thomething like that
> > running, or know what to do?
>
> Most likely your sound device/ALSA configuration is set up for 2-channel
> output (possibly because of using a 2-channel capable plugin like
> dmix).  You need to specify a 5.1-channel device.
>

This was my first idea too, but then I found an ac3 testfile.avi  
When I play it with the internal Player it is Stereo but when I play it with 
xine it is 5.1.


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