Bitstreamout-plugin

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The '''Bitstreamout plugin''' receives the 16bit encoded audio stream of a DVB card and sends it over the PCI bus to the S/PDIF port of an ALSA compatible sound card
The '''Bitstreamout plugin''' receives the 16bit encoded audio stream of a DVB card and sends it over the PCI bus to the S/PDIF port of an ALSA compatible sound card
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For the plugin see [[plugin installation]].
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Revision as of 17:28, 14 November 2004

Contents

Description

Setup

The Bitstreamout plugin receives the 16bit encoded audio stream of a DVB card and sends it over the PCI bus to the S/PDIF port of an ALSA compatible sound card

Hardware requirements

  • ALSA compatible sound card

Software requirements

  • ALSA sound driver
  • libmad

Installation

For installing libmad

cd $SOURCEDIR
tar xvzf libmad-<VERSION>.tar.gz
cd libmad-<VERSION>
./configure --prefix=/usr/local
make
make install
ldconfig

For the plugin see plugin installation.

Configuration

Parameter

Parameter (short) Parameter (long) Description
-o --onoff enable an control entry in the main menu
-m SCRIPT --mute=SCRIPT script for en/dis-able the spdif interface

Problems

Links

[3] http://bitstreamout.sourceforge.net Plugin homepage
[1] http://www.alsa-project.org ALSA sound card driver
[2] http://www.underbit.com/products/mad libmad homepage
[4] http://www.muempf.de/down/DD-receiver-status.txt List of compatible DD recevers
[5] http://www.vdr-portal.de/board/thread.php?threadid=1958 AC3 with bitstreamout HOWTO and AC3overDVB infos (german)
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