[mythtv-users] alsa spdif works with myth but not xine, aplay or mplayer
eric at lisaneric.org
Sat Feb 21 14:45:37 UTC 2009
On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 9:39 AM, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/2/22 Al McIntosh <al at allanmcintosh.com>:
>> However, I'm having a difficult time getting other apps to pass non-dts
>> audio through to my amp.
> For mplayer, create a ~/.mplayer/config
> with something like:
> same thing can be done with xine ..
> You won't achieve what you want with a generic alsa configuration ;
> each application needs to be configured to handle dts and ac3
This is incorrect. The poster is asking about non-DTS and non-ac3 audio.
In other words, how do you get normal PCM audio from normal linux
sound producing apps to go out over SPDIF and not analog?
I'm not sure off the top of my head.
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