[vdr] [Fwd: Softdevice and AC3 Passthrough]

Harald Milz hm at seneca.muc.de
Mon Nov 14 18:10:55 CET 2005

Nicolas Huillard <nhuillard at e-dition.fr> wrote:
> Dave a écrit :
> > 
> > -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"

Actually, I've got 

softdevice -ao alsa:pcm=plug:spdif#ac3=plug:spdif# -vo dfb:

here. Works like a charm. PCM and AC3 get routed through the SPDIF out to
my DD receiver. 

Whatever ALSA devices you use should be mentioned by `aplay -L` :-) 

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dimension strictly exceeds the topological dimension."
		-- Mandelbrot, "The Fractal Geometry of Nature"

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