[MPlayer-users] Re: [Alsa-user] Re: ac3 passthrough on Audigy 2 NX?

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Sat Sep 11 15:14:26 CEST 2004

On Sat, 2004-09-11 at 03:46, Dominique Dumont wrote:
> Louis-David Mitterrand <vindex at apartia.org> writes:
> > % mplayer -ac hwac3 -ao alsa:device=plughw\#1.0 dvd://1
> >
> > ... sends the raw ac3 to the laptop's speakers. Seems like an
> > mplayer bug to me, no?
> When using '-ac hwac3' option, mplayer is using a hardcoded device
> that sends the ac3 stream to the iec958 device of *card 0* :-(
> The workaround is to set alsa so that your audigy card is card 0 using
> the 'index' option when loading the alsa modules.  Use something like
> that in your modprobe.d dir:
> options snd-emu10k1 extin=0x3fcf extout=0x7cff index=0
> options snd-intel8x0 index=1

Wow, another stupid mplayer bug that got reported as an ALSA bug.  It
would probably more productive to report this as a bug on the
mplayer-users list...


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