[alsa-devel] [Intel-gfx] G45 user experience

Wu Fengguang wfg at linux.intel.com
Tue Nov 11 08:23:23 CET 2008

On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 08:15:01PM -0800, Shane W wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 10:32:40AM +0800, Fu Michael wrote:
> > Do you have any HDMI sink device that can support 5.1 or 7.1 audio?  I'm  
> > looking for those kind of devices as well...
> I'm not really sure what you mean by HDMI sink but my
> receiver which connects to the G45 does support 5.1 and 7.1
> HDMI decoding along with TRUEHD, DTSHD and DSD so I can
> certainly test anything that comes down the pipe as far as
> patches go.

Wow, thank you very much!

> By the way, had a bit more time to test out these HDMI sync
> xorg patches.  Under mplayer, after playing audio for about
> 10 or so minutes with a video stream, the audio starts to
> drop out and then stops altogether.  Stopping and starting

Do you mean the volume goes down gradually?

> mplayer doesn't fix it, stopping mplayer and playing a wav
> via aplay gives silence.  Stopping Xorg does correct it and
> once Xorg is restarted, it'll run with video for another 10
> or so minutes and stop again.  This is using Saturday's GIT

OK, then restarting Xorg fixed it temporarily.
I wonder if restarting the monitor restores the sound as well?

> on ALSA, Xorg and Intel with the IALSA Intel hdmi patch,
> and the HDMI patches for Xorg and the Intel driver applied.

Thank you,

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