[pulseaudio-discuss] Pulse -> ALSA:spdif broken on my Fedora 10 system. [SOLVED}
hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 14:32:07 PDT 2009
On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 9:23 AM, Richard Shaw<hobbes1069 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 8:57 AM, Lennart
> Poettering<lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
>> On Mon, 17.08.09 22:10, Richard Shaw (hobbes1069 at gmail.com) wrote:
>>> I'm not sure when it actually got broken but I recently tried playing
>>> some music in Exaile and it was a no-go. I have had this working
>>> before because I was resampling output from mythmusic before I figured
>>> out that my hardware and receiver could handle 44.1kHz PCM audio. When
>>> I pull up pavucontrol it thinks the digital output it's working as I
>>> can see the level meter operating as expected.
>> You need to explain more precisely what is not working.
> Sorry, I was trying to not to repeat the subject line. Basically
> everything (every combination) is working except Pulse to ALSA:spdif.
> The level meter in pavucontrol shows activity like I would expect but
> I don't get any sound.
>>> load-module module-alsa-sink device=hw:0,1 format=s16le rate=48000
>>> channels=2 sink_name=digital.
>> Don't use "hw:xxxx" devices. Always use high-level devices such as
>> "spdif:xxx". The former won't set up your controls correctly, the
>> latter will.
I tried just changing device=hw:0,1 to device=spdif and it worked just fine.
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