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Old 01-07-2005, 02:04 PM   #1
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ALSA and Spdif

Im having problems getting any output out of my SPDIF connection to my reciever i've tryed setting IEC958 to 0 still no soup, everything works ok through my phono output but meh phono just sucks ,
Any ideas

Card: Via 8235
Chip: Realtek ALC650 rev2
Alsa driver - 1.0.7rc2

lsmod snd_pcm_oss 49384 - snd_mixer_oss 17316 - snd_via82xx 23684 - snd_ac97_codec 66376 - snd_pcm 85252 - snd_timer 21128 - snd_page_alloc 8876 - snd_mpu401_uart 5956 - snd_rawmidi 20352 - snd_seq_device 6572 - snd 46756 - soundcore 6784 -
00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 50)
Old 01-07-2005, 06:17 PM   #2
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Hi f0rd, welcome to lq. This may help.

good luck.
Old 01-09-2005, 03:43 PM   #3
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Hi I have a nforce2 mobo and I am using the inbuilt sound card

I tried the link you gave me

Now that you know which device is the digital out you can start making your preferred apps use that device. Usually all ALSA apps use the hw:0,0 device as default so you need to change that. Read the man page and other documentation of the app to see how to change the device.
I have got xmms to output to the spdif using hw:0,2 but nothing else works

How to I get all sounds to use the spdif?

Thanks for any help



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