[linux-audio-user] Choosing a sound card for video playback

Tim Orford tim at orford.org
Thu Jan 26 04:47:21 EST 2006

On Wed, Jan 25, 2006 at 09:34:24PM +0000, Tony Houghton wrote:
> I've got two PCs which I use mainly for watching video with MPlayer (for
> various reasons Xine isn't so practical) and it has A/V sync problems on
> them. I think it may be because my cheap & nasty sound cards lack some
> feature that MPlayer relies on to sync properly:

Strange, I've been using both the CMI8738 (an excellent chipset for some
applications) and Via Ac97 for years without any sync problems in Mplayer.

What problems are you having? Sync slowly drifting out?


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