[alsa-devel] Help required. Slax OS, no audio, multiple cards, hdmi

James Gauld james at thundermonkey.net
Tue Apr 14 17:46:21 CEST 2009

Yes, I tried the following Slax module first of all:


with no success.

any other suggestions?

i've enabled iec958 mixer control, but cannot adjst it's volume. the
HDMI device does not have the "pvolume" capability. I don't know if
that's of any significance, but I'm in dark, uncharted territory here.

Lee Revell wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 11:09 AM, James Gauld <james at thundermonkey.net> wrote:
>> However, running slax (from usb) I cannot get any sound from either
>> device, but I'm only interested in the HDMI card (card #1) which
>> delivers output to the integrated speakers (as far as I can tell from
>> windows).
>> I've tried from console and various widgets in KDE with no success.
> Try installing the proprietary ATI video driver.  Thanks to DRM the
> video driver has veto power over whether you can output audio via
> Lee
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