[alsa-devel] Bug in setting channels, related to recent ELD/EDID changes?

VDR User user.vdr at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 07:37:49 CET 2011

On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 12:47 PM, Anssi Hannula <anssi.hannula at iki.fi> wrote:
>> As a user having to deal with the frustration of this problem, I
>> absolutely think the true/false switch is the best solution as it's
>> set-and-forget.  Set it one time, get the behavior you _want_, and not
>> have to bother with it again.  With the module parameter thing, it
>> sounds like you have to change module parameters according to what you
>> want at the moment.  Or is it that the true/false switch is controlled
>> by a module param?  Maybe I've misinterpreted it but it's not very
>> clear.
> Yes, it is a true/false switch controlled by a module parameter.
>> So I grab alsa git, but how do I use the fix to restore the old behavior?
> Set the module parameter static_hdmi_pcm of snd-hda-codec-hdmi to 1.
> For example, by adding this into /etc/modprobe.conf:
> options snd-hda-codec-hdmi static_hdmi_pcm=1

Got it, thanks for clearing that up.  I've been testing it with the
most recent stable kernel (2.6.37) and it seems to be working fine so
that's great news!  One last question, will this fix make it into the
2.6.37.x kernel tree or will it be 2.6.38?

Thanks for the help guys!

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