[pulseaudio-discuss] Profile not found
lennart at poettering.net
Thu Dec 17 03:27:32 PST 2009
On Thu, 19.11.09 20:26, Maxime Delorme (maximedelorme at laposte.net) wrote:
> I've got a sound card with 2 output : analog and SPDIF
> When playing a sound file with xine-ui I've got 5.1 channel output
> but in pavucontrol I've got only "Digital Stereo (IEC958)", I can't see "Digital Surround 5.1 (IEC958/AC3)"
That profile is only available if you install the ac3 alsa
plugin. Most distros don't ship that for patent reasons.
Note that this plugin will not enable AC3 pass-thru, but simply AC3
on-the-fly encoding for PCM clients.
Lennart Poettering Red Hat, Inc.
lennart [at] poettering [dot] net
http://0pointer.net/lennart/ GnuPG 0x1A015CC4
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