Linux - VAAPI: Nuc, Chromebox, HSW, IVB, Baytrail with Ubuntu 14.04
Joined: Aug 2011
2015-02-28 20:15 Post: #1456
This howto is not about mint. They install pulseaudio, a soundserver. See kodi's pulseaudio wiki on howto solve your issue.
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Audio Engine: SPDIF has only 2 pcm channels. DTS, AC3 are encoded via those 2 channels. It's obviously clear that you are not able to change Speaker Layout when running via SPDIF.
No help without a proper Debug Log No answer yet? http://www.catb.org/esr/faqs/smart-questions.html