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

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Tue Dec 18 16:20:07 CET 2007

At Tue, 18 Dec 2007 18:02:56 +0100,
Dr. Alexander K. Seewald wrote:
> 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)

No, I don't know of it.


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