[mythtv-users] SPDIF Audio with HD-PVR
jrw3319 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 16:17:01 UTC 2008
On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 12:03 PM, Harley Peters
<harley at thepetersclan.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Oct 2008 08:58:15 -0400
> "John Welch" <jrw3319 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 8:38 AM, Phil Bridges
>> <gravityhammer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 8:33 AM, John Welch <jrw3319 at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >> So, this is not specifically a mythtv question, but I'm hoping
>> >> someone here can help. I have a Hauppauge HD-PVR which I have not
>> >> integrated with myth yet. I prefer to stay on the stable myth
>> >> path, so I'm waiting until HD-PVR support is part of the
>> >> mainstream packages. However, in the meantime I have do some
>> >> playing around with recording from the command line under Linux
>> >> using the instructions on the wiki page. Over the weekend I
>> >> upgraded to the latest firmware in order to get SPDIF audio.
>> >> After the upgrade I disconnected the RCA audio connections on the
>> >> HD-PVR; took the SPDIF cable I had running into my AV receiver
>> >> from the HD STB and put it into the OPT-IN connection on the
>> >> HD-PVR; and then ran another SPDIF cable from the OPT-OUT to my AV
>> >> receiver. Now, however, I'm not getting any audio with my
>> >> recordings, nor am I getting any sound from my speakers when
>> >> playing through the HD-PVR. The firmware upgrade seemed to go OK,
>> >> and I do see a red light coming through the SPDIF cables. I'm not
>> >> sure what to check at this point. Are there any settings that
>> >> need to be changed to make the SPDIF port truly active?
>> > IIRC, the 5.1 input on the HD-PVR isn't currently working.
>> > _______________________________________________
>> I thought the point of the 1.1 firmware release was to get it working.
>> Am I not reading something right?
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> It's working just fine.
> The only options I use are hdpvr kernel module options.
> hdpvr default_audio_input=2 boost_audio=1
> The default_audio_input=2 sets it to use the spdif input.
Thanks. I'll give the 'default_audio_input' setting a try. I didn't
see that documented anywhere, but probably just something I
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