[alsa-devel] wrong channel mappings for HDMI audio

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Thu Nov 11 07:58:34 CET 2010

Dan Christensen wrote:
> When I try to use 5.1 audio over HDMI, the front left and front right
> channels are correct, but the others are wrong:
> ...
> asound.conf:
> pcm.!default {
> type hw
> card 0
> device 3
> }

With this definition, you are disabling ALSA's channel mapping.

Try this:

  pcm.!default pcm.hdmi

or just tell you applications to use the device "hdmi".


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