No surround sound with Creative SB Live! card
nec556 at retena.com
Thu Jun 21 10:54:47 UTC 2012
At 21:07 15/06/2012, Edward M wrote:
>>What do you mean by "a decoder is needed"?
> A decorder is either a special plugin/codex that
> gets installed into the OS ( codex called a52dec) and decoding
> happens internally.
> or a hardware device like a stereo receiver that is able to
> understand Dolby Digital signals from the DVD through S/PDIF
> connector from the sound card to decorder.
> however, it only appears you are only missing a52dec? Have you
> installed a52dec from ports/audio/gstreamer-plugins-a52dec/ ?
Perhaps ffmpeg was compiled without some codecs. If you check GPL
codecs off, a52 and others are not compiled. Deinstall ffmepeg, do a
manual compilation with cd /usr/ports/multimedia/ffmpeg && make
config install clean, checking the options you want.
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