[alsa-devel] iec958 and 24-bit audio

Jaroslav Kysela perex at perex.cz
Mon Nov 1 20:18:43 CET 2010

On Mon, 1 Nov 2010, pl bossart wrote:

> When I try playing 24-bit audio files on my SPDIF output, I get this
> [alsa-lib]$ aplay -Diec958 file24bits.wav
> aplay: set_params:1059: Sample format non available
> Available formats:
> - S16_LE
> - S32_LE
> Is there an built-in assumption that the iec958 device can only take
> as input what the slave hardware device supports?

Use 'plug:iec958' device if you want to do the format conversion (from 
24-bit to 32-bit format).


Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project, Red Hat, Inc.

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