[alsa-devel] HDMI with more than 2ch ?

Xavier Bestel xavier.bestel at free.fr
Tue Jan 25 07:47:24 CET 2011

Le mardi 25 janvier 2011 à 02:17 +0100, David Henningsson a écrit :
> According to your HDMI codec it only supports stereo output, not 
> 8-channel PCM. This is a limitation in your hardware, not in the HDMI 
> standard.
> That is, if you want more channels, you probably want to ac3-encode the 
> audio data. 

I've found it's a driver problem. Please read the thread titled "ALSA
multichannel through HDMI" for the gory details.


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