[LINUX] HOW-TO get multi-channel HD sound output working over NVIDIA HDMI - Printable Version
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- Phantisy - 2009-12-21 18:32
Still no idea on my issue back in post 178? All sound is working fine except my mp3 music.
- Kali - 2009-12-21 19:00
some report on 190.53 ?
don't work to :|
- wmilas - 2009-12-23 23:30
alanwww1 Wrote:It is great news. From now we don't have to patch the kernel source code anymore, but as the channel mapping is still wrong in the code we still need those custom files. I will upgrade the whole guide to use with karmic and the new alsa if i have a little time.
So does this mean I can compile and install 1.0.22 then just use the custom /etc/asound and the intel hd file?
- alanwww1 - 2009-12-23 23:38
wmilas Wrote:So does this mean I can compile and install 1.0.22 then just use the custom /etc/asound and the intel hd file?
Yes, exactly. We don't need to patch Alsa anymore. The patch is included. We can now use all sampleformats and frequencies. The custom files only needed because of the wrong channel mapping still in the code.
- wmilas - 2009-12-23 23:48
alanwww1 Wrote:Yes, exactly. We don't need to patch Alsa anymore. The patch is included. We can now use all sampleformats and frequencies. The custom files only needed because of the wrong channel mapping still in the code.
Thanks. One other question. is Nvidia 195.53 still broke sound wise? I was told that it mutes all channels except front L&R or some such when passing 7.1 LPCM?
- wmilas - 2009-12-24 06:11
wmilas Wrote:Thanks. One other question. is Nvidia 195.53 still broke sound wise? I was told that it mutes all channels except front L&R or some such when passing 7.1 LPCM?
Actually I jsut realized there is a 190.53 and a 195.30. Whats the difference?
Troubleshooting help needed Karmic 64bit, XBMC 9.11, Alsa 1.0.22 - hahel - 2009-12-26 15:13
I've read the thread and tried to roughly follow the guide on the first page,
I used a modified version of the original Alsa Upgrade script to download and compile ALSA 1.0.22.
This seems to be OK:
However the commands:
Gives the following results:
Running Speakertest -c2/-c6 gives me sound but when running XBMC everything is silent, (video & music).
In my XBMC audio settings dialog there are not the same alternatives as in
My AudioOut has a "Internal Audio Digital Stereo (HDMI)" device
My Passthrough device is labeled "hdmi".
HW: M3N78-EM (Geforce 8300) AMD X2 4450
Nvidia driver : 185.18.36
Any suggestions on where i should go from here?
- Kali - 2009-12-26 16:22
hahel Wrote:Gives the following results:
this is on alsa 1.0.22 (same error here, but audio work)
check alsamixer manually
what's your output device?
- hahel - 2009-12-26 16:55
Kali Wrote:this is on alsa 1.0.22 (same error here, but audio work)Alsamixer only shows a S/PDIF output channel.
Kali Wrote:what's your output device?
In XBMC Audio settings?
Digital +AC3 +DTS
Audio output device:
Internal Audio Digital Stereo (HDMI)
Passtrough output device:
- Kali - 2009-12-26 17:21
i have PCM and S/PDIF on alsamixer
what's you receiver?
- Wingie - 2009-12-26 17:49
Call me stupid, but I can't get MP3 sound working with alsa and also the speakertest gives no sound although sound in XBMC works fine.
- Reciever Onkyo TX SR-606
- HTPC Asrock ION 330HT-BD
- Panasonic pz85 plasma
I'm using a HDMI-cable from my asrock ion 330-HT to my receiver Onkyo SR-605
- 9.11 Final
- Updated alsa to 1.0.22
- audio settings: digital, hdmi, hdmi and resample to stereo selected.
I've installed alsa 1.0.22, ran alsamixer saw everything is on (exept spdif) and volume is up. Tested XBMC and 5.1 sound works perfectly.
1) No menu sound,to fix this I created a file in my home dir called ".asoundrc" with the following content:
2) From a commandline entered the command: speaker-test -Dhdmi -c2 -r48000 -FS16_LE
This is because XBMC is running, so I killed it
But no sound so I started X with command: startX, logedin on a new terminal (ctrl+alt+2) to execute speaker-test command but still no sound from my reciever.
How can i Fix this so my speakertest will give any noise??
3) When I use the youtube script and play a movie I can see with the info button it has MP3 sound but I don't here anything.
Is this possible to fix for example by altering the asoundrc file?
- hahel - 2009-12-26 21:28
Kali Wrote:i have PCM and S/PDIF on alsamixer
I Have a Pioneer LX-01, it should be capable of handling most of the current audio formats.
From the specs.
Dolby Digital Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes
Dolby TrueHD Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio Yes
- Kali - 2009-12-26 23:08
some problem with modules?
remove /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf and run alsaconf
after reboot check if all modules are loaded
# lsmod | grep snd
- hahel - 2009-12-28 19:46
Kali Wrote:some problem with modules?
I'll try this, i've downloaded the 9.11 LiveCD and booted it. It works just fine, pitty the install portion seems to be broken right now otherwise a reinstall from this CD would have been an option.
- Phantisy - 2009-12-30 06:12
Any idea on the no mp3 sound issue yet? I was hoping to have this fixed by new years eve. I am having a party and was hoping to be able to play my music from my htpc.