[MPlayer-users] using the digital SP/DIF audio out on a sound blaster card?

Jukka Tastula jukka.tastula at kotinet.com
Sat May 3 08:11:52 CEST 2003

On Saturday 03 May 2003 07:53, Michael D. Spiceland wrote:

> The mplayer docs show the SB live's SP/DIF as working with the alsa
> driver.  How does this work?  Will it output the normal PCM audio to my
> dolby digital receiver if it is not encoded in Dolby Digital 5.1?  My

Yes it will output everything in pcm by default. If you want ac3 to be passed 
to the amp undecoded you'll have to use -ac hwac3 (or edit your codecs.conf 
to make it the default behaviour).

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