[mythtv-users] SPDIF out from EPIA EN12000EG
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Wed Nov 5 15:33:53 UTC 2008
Udo van den Heuvel wrote:
> Paul Gardiner wrote:
>> Udo van den Heuvel wrote:
>>> I have an EN12000.
>>> S/PDIF works (last time I used it).
>>> I used some wiki article to get stuff going. I think it was
>> Thanks for that. I'll search through that for hints, although it's
>> likely to be something specific to the EN12000EG because the J7F2
>> board, that worked fine using the same version of Minimyth, is
>> also based on CN700. The only difference I know of is the J7F2
>> uses the VT1617A, whereas the EN12000EG used the VT1618.
>>> There's a jumper on the motherboard as well that needs to be set right.
>> Looking at the mobo, with the back panel pointing away from me,
>> I have the jumper joining the two pins to the left. I had composite
>> out working with the jumper joining the two pins to the right. I
>> guess there are two other ways the jumper could be placed, but I
>> didn't want to risk trying those.
> See the user manual that VIA has for this motherboard.
> Pins 3 and 4 of teh jumper block need to be connected according to my copy.
Yeah, I looked at the manual, but I couldn't see how to determine the
orientation of the block, and hence which are pins 3 and 4. Usually
manuals make that clear, but I couldn't work it out from this one.
>>> What did you do?
>>> Please let us know.
>> I'm very keen to get this working. If I can answer "What did you do?"
>> more fully, please let me know.
> What configuration did you change to what values?
> What did happen?
I tried the two setups that worked for my J7F2 board. One
was selecting alsa:spdif in the frontend menus. The other was
to select alsa:default, but with
in /home/minimyth/.asoundrc. Both worked with the J7F2 board.
Neither with the EN12000EG.
> Did you try the wiki page I posted?
Not yet. Will try tonight. The first bit I'd tried before. But I
can try snd-via82xx dxs_support=3. For my system I'm guessing
that goes in /etc/modprobe.d/audio, in the form
options snd-via82xx dx_support=3
I guess I could try the complicated .asoundrc from the wiki, but
I think the minimyth kernel is much later than 2.6.18. Worth a
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