[vdr] [Fwd: Softdevice and AC3 Passthrough]

Dave inssomniak at mountaincable.net
Sun Nov 13 18:14:33 CET 2005


I tried with option

-ao alsa:pcm=default#ac3=iec958#
-ao alsa:pcm=default#ac3=spdif#

Still get the error 

ac3play: Unable to update the IEC958 control: No such file or directory




Nicolas Huillard wrote:

>Dave a écrit :
>  
>
>>softdevice cvs
>>
>>vdr 1.3.34
>>kernel 2.6.14-rc3 using kernel ALSA drivers
>>
>>I have got softdevice working with sound via SPDIF for PCM, but cant get
>>AC3 to pass through to the decoder, mplayer and ac3dec both pass AC3 no
>>problem, but with softdevice I get error:
>>
>>ac3play: Unable to update the IEC958 control: No such file or directory
>>
>>-P"softdevice -vo dfb: -ao alsa:pcm=default#ac3=hw:0,0#"
>>-P"softdevice -vo dfb: -ao alsa:pcm=default#ac3=hw:0,1#"
>>-P"softdevice -vo dfb: -ao alsa:pcm=default#ac3=plug:iec958#"
>>    
>>
>
>I use :
>-ao alsa:pcm=default#ac3=spdif#
>
>I think you're not that off : just remove "plug:" from the last one, to
>get "ac3=iec958"
>
>  
>



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