[vdr] bitstreamout-0.70 and vdr-1.3.21

Dr. Werner Fink werner at suse.de
Thu Mar 10 14:36:04 CET 2005

On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 05:05:27PM +0200, Per Mellander wrote:
> On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 14:13:32 +0100, Dr. Werner Fink wrote
> > Depends on your sound card, if it has a S/P-DIF in connector on
> > the out side of its slot sheet metal and is able to handle the
> > S/P-DIF out of the Nexus, it should work.
> > 
> > You have to play with amixer to get a corredt setting to loop
> > through the data from the S/P-DIF in connector to the
> > S/P-DIF out connector.  See the mute scripts in the
> > mute directory for some examples.  But note: These _are_ examples
> It's a CMI8738 based card, Innoax Audio Extreme 5.1 with both 
> coax and toslink in/out capabilities. 
> alsamixer has a settings for 'Loop mode'.

The you should go with mute/cmi8738.sh :^)

> The Coax and Toslink connectors are mounted on a separate slot connected to 
> the soundcard via flat cable connector. There is some buffering components on 
> the extra card with the connectors.
> > and be aware the the sound card never modifies the data
> > streams for AC3 (no resampling, no clipping, no washing of so what
> > ever kind).
> Not even setting the 'non-audio'-bit ;)

This is done by the plugin its self.


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