[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH]: High-definition audio pass-through support
kelly at silka.with-linux.com
Fri Nov 18 08:37:34 PST 2011
On 11/17/2011 11:41 PM, Maarten Bosmans wrote:
> 2011/11/17 Kelly Anderson<kelly at silka.with-linux.com>:
>> So I patched PulseAudio 1.1 for hdmi-surround-71 and lo and behold it
>> Here's a patch, hopefully we can get this added in the next official release
>> of PulseAudio. I know that there are quite a few Xbmc users that have been
>> waiting for high-definition audio pass-through to work correctly. Of course
>> if someone
>> has a better solution, that would be fine too.
> Note that there's nothing inherently high-definition about the audio
> data through a hdmi connector.
True. I should have said DTS-HD. DTS-HD requires more bandwidth then 2
can handle. 8 channels @192K provides enough bandwidth (768K) to handle
def audio formats such as DTS-HD.
> How about also adding 4.0 and 5.1? That seems more complete.
They weren't necessary for the pass-through support, although they may
for non-pass-through audio.
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