[alsa-devel] alsa-info: problem hda-intel based card

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Wed Nov 11 18:31:29 CET 2009

At Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:48:17 +0100,
Halim Sahin wrote:
> Hello,
> On Fr, Nov 06, 2009 at 03:39:29 +0100, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > > 2. hdmi output isn't active in the alsa default output.
> > > I can specify hw0,3 which works but it disables dmix.
> > > So the problem is how to enable hdmi audio out this way that
> > > aplay -Ddefault
> > > can use all available outputs simultaniously (analog, sp/dif, and hdmi).
> > 
> > It's not supported because the analog and HDMI comes from different
> > codecs.
> are analog and sp/dif stuff coming from the  same codecs?

Very much depends on the hardware implementation, but in some cases
yes.  Check your codec pin-default configurations.

> I am asking because analog and sp/dif are active in the default setup.
> When using aplay I am getting signal on analog and sp/dif connectors.
> So why not analog and HDMI?

It's a hardware design.

> Is there really no way to configure this with a custom ~/.asoundrc?

You can set up in a software way, of course :)


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