16007Re: SPDIF on I8200
- Nov 1, 2002--- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., Matias Alejo Garcia <ematiu@y...> wrote:
>Matias, we have SPDIF on the i8200s?
> Hey Guys,
> Has ANYBODY was able to use the SPDIF output for ANYTHING under
> linux?? I spent a couples of days so far, and NO WAY!!
> I installed alsa (which now supports i810 great (at least the analog
> outputs)), and try to throw some bits to the SPDIF using MPplayer
> (mplayer -ao alsa9 -ac hwac3 -channels 6 -dvd 1), but I cann't make it
> Just for the records, if I use '-channels 6' only it works (using
> oss), and I only hear the left/right front channels of the DVD in my
> notebook, so it works, but, As long as I know, DELL didn't put analog
> outputs for the rest of the channels...is that right?
> Back to the digital world, I saw the in the source code of the i810
> module in ALSA, there are some 'spdif' functions, and in the mixer
> information (alsactl store) saw also some spdif (IEC958)
> controls...so...I think that AT LEAST the guy that wrote the driver had
> to test it some way, and I still have hope that the SPDIF will run!!!
> PLEASE, if anybody have any related information about this...
> THANKS A LOT!!
> Matias [trying to go digital]
Where? I have a firewire plug.. are they putting optical spdif on the
There's no digital in is there? I just got a tape of a gig I did on
DAT, i'm itching to drop it to the laptop, mp3 it and give a copy to
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