[alsa-devel] ALSA patch Nvidia 8 channel hdmi audio

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Wed Jun 3 09:22:50 CEST 2009

Wei Ni wrote:
> I used mplayer to test. The channels are mapped good.
> Running mplayer -ao alsa:device=hw=0.3 6ch.wav
> I tried to use speaker-test to test, but I can't get the hdmi device name.
> I used speaker-test -Dsurround51:NVidia -c6, the sound output from the analog jack.

speaker-test -Dhw:0,3 -c6

Or put a line
  pcm.hdmi = "hw:0,3"
into your ~/.asoundrc or the /etc/asound.conf file, then you can just
use the device name "hdmi" everywhere.


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