SoundBlaster Live 24-bit External - Pulse / ALSA

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SauRoN Offline
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Hello.

I'm having a bit of trouble getting audio working in XBMC, mostly because the above mentioned soundcard I could never get to function with ALSA and pretty much only works with Pulse.

I understand that XBMC doesn't yet support Pulse, but I'm hoping there's possibly a way of "passing through" so that I can get audio working, maybe even directly over S/PDIF which I am using in any case.

Clearly the "default" option won't work, maybe someone has some in sight? Maybe even outside XBMC, so I can let the system "lie" to XBMC and think it's using ALSA?
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althekiller Offline
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Yes, XBMC uses ALSA. So, until you get your card working with ALSA in linux in general, you have no hope of it working in XBMC.
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SauRoN Offline
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Bugger, is it as I feared then.

Thanks for your input.
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