[alsa-devel] Status of Dolby Digital on-the-fly encoding? (via a52 plugin)

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Tue Dec 18 13:01:53 CET 2007

At Mon, 17 Dec 2007 22:03:38 +0100,
Dr. Alexander K. Seewald wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 11:30:56AM +0100, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > Check first whether "ac3dec -C foo.ac3" work to send AC3 data (not on
> > the fly encoding).  Try a52 plugin after confirming this works.
> Does not work with -C, but works with --card=0 - only as a PCM audio
> signal, sadly, which already works (no digital dolby, only left and right
> speakers are active). I checked -C --card=0 and all the other
> settings of ac3dec as well - no success.
> > (And, I know there are still some bugs with a52 plugin but no time to
> >  play with it right now...)
> Problem seems to lie deeper...

Sounds so.  Which hardware and driver is it?


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