[vdr] Softdevice Audio Device

Martin Wache M.Wache at gmx.net
Wed Sep 7 23:56:43 CEST 2005

Norm Dressler schrieb:
> Hi again,
> Softdevice is working but I can't select the sound card I want to output
> too.  I don't know what its looking for exactly.
> My command is
> sudo LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.1;DISPLAY=:0.1;/data/src/vdr/vdr -P"softdevice
> -ao alsa:intel8x0 -vo xv:full" -Pfemon -Pyaepg
> [softdevice] ffmpeg version(0.4.9-pre1) build(4718)
> [XvVideoOut]: displayAspect = 1.334975, displayRatio = 1.333333, PAR =
> 1.001232
> [XvVideoOut]: max area size 2046 x 2046
> [XvVideoOut]: using area size 736 x 576
> [softdevice] Subplugin successfully opend
> [softdevice] Video Out seems to be OK
> [softdevice] Initializing Audio Out
> ALSA lib pcm.c:2090:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM intel8x0
> I have a sound blaster Audigy -0- its my default sound card, or alsa
> card 0, and I have an intel8x0 sound card as alsa card 1.
> I tried -ao alsa:1 but it doesn't understand what I want.  What device
> name is it looking for?

I guess what you want is "-ao alsa:plughw:1,0". Softdevice uses the alsa
device names, so "plughw:0,0" is the default device and "plughw:1,0"
should be the second.


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