[mythtv-users] MythVideo - How can I get digital surround sound....

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Mon Jun 4 02:19:57 UTC 2007

On 6/3/07, Josh <TwoOneSix at thatclothingco.com> wrote:
> I assume you already followed the digital audio how-to on the wiki, right?
> Also, in MY experiences with the newer versions of MythTV there really is no
> obvious benefit of using Xine over the built-in player. In .18 I used Xine
> but ever since I upgraded to .20 the internal player seems to work just
> fine. It was actually one less thing to configure for AC3 and for LIRC so
> the configuration was a lot more easy. I have had my share of
> knock-down-drag-out fights with AC3 so I feel your pain and hope you get it
> resolved soon.

I've had no issues with AC3 passthrough and myth, however the internal
video player is still horrible for anything apart from mpg/avi files.

It disables seeks on mkv files, and flat out refuses to play ogm files!

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