I found that the hardware SRC was inferior to alsa's linear SRC which was inferior to mplayer's default SRC which was inferior to mplayer's resample fitler which was inferior to mplayer's lavcresample filter, which was still inferior to using an old Hollywood+ dvd decoder card purely for it's dolby certified SPDIF port. ...
a new bug
"NetworkManager-daemon" component of the
"Branch p8" product