Fedora 14 and HDMI audio - silence.

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Thu Jan 20 16:09:55 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-01-20 at 10:27 -0500, Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Jan 2011 at 10:25am, Adam Williamson wrote
> > On Wed, 2011-01-19 at 21:53 -0800, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R wrote:
> >
> >> No ground loop noise!   VLC player can pass the Dolby Digital
> >> or DTS signal to the receiver for full surround sound.
> >
> > If you're trying to do this, expect problems, as PulseAudio doesn't
> > really cope with encoded signal passthrough yet, though I believe
> > someone's working on it.
> Wow, seriously?  The advice I've always seen for HTPCs is to disable 
> pulseaudio, but I was thinking about trying out pulse when I upgrade mine 
> to F14.  Guess not.

AFAIK that's still the best plan right now, if you need to do DD/DTS
passthrough. Lennart will correct me if it's changed :)
Adam Williamson
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