[mythtv-users] No sound nforce2 using SPDIF

Jon jon at sd-6.org
Sun Mar 18 15:46:05 UTC 2007



Jason Portwood wrote:
> Here is a copy of my .asoundrc
> 
> pcm.!default {
> type plug
> slave.pcm "dmixer"
> }
> 
> 
> pcm.dmixer {
> type dmix
> ipc_key 1024
> slave {
> pcm "hw:0,2"
> period_time 0
> period_size 1024
> buffer_size 4096
> rate 44100
> }
> bindings {
> 0 0
> 1 1
> }
> }
> 
> ctl.dmixer {
> type hw
> card 0
> }
Most cards will only output 48000khz on digital out. my asound.conf
looks like

pcm.!default {
       type plug
       slave.pcm "spdif"
       slave.rate 48000
}

> 
> 
> --
> Here is the output from aplay -l
> 
> **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
> card 0: nForce2 [NVidia nForce2], device 0: Intel ICH [NVidia nForce2]
>   Subdevices: 1/1
>   Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
> card 0: nForce2 [NVidia nForce2], device 2: Intel ICH - IEC958 [NVidia 
> nForce2 - IEC958]
>   Subdevices: 1/1
>   Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
> 
> In the setup config for Mythtv I have /dev/dsp and /dev/adsp - neither 
> help - I have set it, exited Mythtv, and restarted the frontend.
Use ALSA:default or ALSA:spdif
> 
> What am I missing?  I followed the instructions for the set up from 
> here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MythTV_Edgy_Backend_Frontend in 
> case there are any questions about what I have installed exactly for Mythtv.
>  
> Thank you,
> 
> Jason Portwood
> jason at wkrp.com


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