[alsa-devel] HDMI v. ICH8 on Dell XPS M1330
tiwai at suse.de
Mon Mar 3 16:15:04 CET 2008
At Mon, 3 Mar 2008 06:50:41 -0800,
Tellman, Steven wrote:
> Found it:
Thanks for info.
> There's also an Ubuntu bug open for this as well on Launchpad. I'll see what else I can find out, but at the moment it looks like we're stuck. Sucks too, as Linux tends to make excellent HTPCs...
> Here's the Launchpad link, it's actually for a Realtek device but with nvidia video on the motherboard.
The HDMI device on that boards seems not actually a Realtek but
SiI1392 or Chrontel HDMI transmitter. The board has another SPDIF
out, which is likely the ALC883 one. But, there might be some other
> - Steven
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tobin Davis [mailto:tdavis at dsl-only.net]
> Sent: Sun 3/2/2008 4:59 PM
> To: Tellman, Steven
> Cc: Lee Revell; Armando Di Cianno; alsa-devel at alsa-project.org
> Subject: Re: [alsa-devel] HDMI v. ICH8 on Dell XPS M1330
> It is possible that HDMI audio is pulled from an unknown i2c bus on the
> video chip. 3dfx did that a long time ago with their 3500 card for
> their tv tuner portion.
> I think at this point, unless Steven knows more, this may be unsupported
> until nVidia adds support in their driver or opens up part of the spec.
> On Sun, 2008-03-02 at 14:20 -0800, Tellman, Steven wrote:
> > This system is NVidia (or Intel).
> > ________________________________
> > From: rlrevell at gmail.com on behalf of Lee Revell
> > Sent: Sat 3/1/2008 9:03 PM
> > To: Armando Di Cianno
> > Cc: Tellman, Steven; alsa-devel at alsa-project.org
> > Subject: Re: [alsa-devel] HDMI v. ICH8 on Dell XPS M1330
> > On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 8:29 PM, Armando Di Cianno <armando at goodship.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Thu, 2008-02-28 at 12:55 -0800, Tellman, Steven wrote:
> > > > Notice we use the "Other Digital" as the jack. Is that possibly
> > > > causing
> > > > a problem? IEC958 shows up, but doesn't provide output to HDMI devices
> > > > (that I've tested).
> > >
> > > At a user level, this is definitely what I've experienced.
> > >
> > > Are there any suggestions for testing if my current ALSA
> > > install /should/ work, or how to find out if something is misconfigured,
> > > or will simply not work?
> > Do you have the binary ATI driver installed? Several users have
> > reported that it's required for HDMI audio to work.
> > Lee
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