[vdr] [Fwd: Softdevice and AC3 Passthrough]

Nicolas Huillard nhuillard at e-dition.fr
Sun Nov 13 11:02:53 CET 2005

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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