[vdr] dvd-plugin: UseDolbyDigital

Dr. Werner Fink werner at suse.de
Sun Mar 13 17:09:07 CET 2005

On Sun, Mar 13, 2005 at 10:31:41AM +0100, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> Dr. Werner Fink wrote:
> >On Sat, Mar 12, 2005 at 11:14:34PM +0100, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> >
> >>Stefan Lucke wrote:
> >>
> >>>Hi,
> >>>
> >>>when my understanding is right, I have to set "UseDolbyDigital" to no,
> >>>when viewing dvds with non AC3 playback equipment. But with this
> >>>setting when a recording starts while viewing dvd, there will be no
> >>>AC3 track recorded.
> >>>
> >>>Shouldn't there be a separate option in the recordings menu for
> >>>filtering/selecting PIDs to record ?
> >>
> >>The DVD plugin should offer both, an MP2 and an AC3 track.
> >
> >
> >DVD's do not include any MP2 but AC3 tracks ... and sometimes
> >DTS and/or PCM tracks.
> >
> >          Werner
> But the DVD plugin does work without DD equipment, doesn't it?

Yep, via a52lib it produces a PCM stream.

> So it must be able to provide audio data (be it named whatever it will)
> that can be played with the normal, full fetured DVB cards. That's
> what I was referring to.

PCM is not MP2, but on of the private streams using the sub audio ID
0xA0 upto 0xA7.


AC3 loop through sound card http://bitstreamout.sourceforge.net/
Howto http://www.vdr-portal.de/board/thread.php?threadid=1958
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