[pulseaudio-discuss] 0.9.8 - Invalid value for card

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Mar 27 05:54:18 PDT 2008

On Thu, 27.03.08 09:11, Colin Guthrie (gmane at colin.guthr.ie) wrote:

> Jim Duda wrote:
> > I need to use the spdif port, as this computer is attached to a DTS decoder/receiver.
> I'm pretty sure you can't use spdif with pulse at the moment as ac3
> passthrough is not supported. I think Lennart posted as much on this
> list on a different thread the other day.

Uh? spdif can also carry DAT style audio (PCM, 48khz, 16bit, stereo)
and CD style audio.

Unfortunately I have no spdif hw around to test this. But in theory PA
should be able to support spdif:0 just fine, in one of these PCM modes.


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