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

Dr. Alexander K. Seewald alex at seewald.at
Tue Dec 18 18:02:56 CET 2007

On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 02:14:57PM +0100, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> The driver won't work properly for SPDIF I/O on nvidia chipset.  It
> cannot set SPDIF status buts correctly.  AC3 requires non-audio bit,
> and some receivers are sensitive for that.  DTS doesn't seem to
> require it (at least most receivers work).
Do you know of any open-source DTS encoders? Maybe that is simpler than
fixing SPDIF I/O... can this even be fixed, or is it a hardware
restriction? (i.e. buggy hardware)

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