[alsa-devel] ALSA Multichannel through HDMI

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at iki.fi
Thu Nov 25 11:49:02 CET 2010


On 25.11.2010 06:12, John Ettedgui wrote:
> I'm actually trying to get a 5.1 setup working without passthrough, if
> I use mplayer with passthrough my receiver behaves just fine, but I am
> trying to send the 6 channels from the computer.
> I was actually told that the current ALSA driver for radeon's hdmi
> does not support more than 2 channels, and that would explain why I'm
> getting this behavior. Is that true though?


However, strangely your log output seems to show the intel's hdmi parser
being used instead:

> ALSA sound/pci/hda/patch_intelhdmi.c:842: hdmi_setup_stream: NID=0x2,
> stream=0x1, new-format=0x11

Were you just trying some patch at the time?

Anssi Hannula

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