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Old 01-21-2012, 04:39 PM   #1
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nvidia ION no sound over HDMI Xubuntu


Hi I have just installed xubuntu on acer revo which I'm going to use as htpc. I can't get sound to work over hdmi (nvidia ION) but it works trought standart jag.So I have installed latest drivers and also editted /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf (adding options snd-hda-intel model=auto).
aplay -l shows
Quote:
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ALC662 rev1 Analog [ALC662 rev1 Analog]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 1: ALC662 rev1 Digital [ALC662 rev1 Digital]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 1: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 3: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 1: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 7: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 1: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 8: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 1: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 9: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
so my one shoud be 1,3
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manox@htpc:~$ aplay -D plughw:1,3 /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Left.wav
Playing WAVE '/usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Left.wav' : Signed 16 bit Little Endian, Rate 48000 Hz, Mono
I have also tried to change alsamixer settings but HDA NVidia doesnt allow to change volume from 00
 
Old 01-21-2012, 06:01 PM   #2
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Is the hdmi the default output device?
 
Old 01-22-2012, 03:56 AM   #3
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The solution is posted in this thread:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...2/#post4032980
also see my post there.
 
Old 01-23-2012, 09:55 AM   #4
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I have had problems running xubuntu so I switched to Mythbuntu with the same issue
but here I can't see /etc/modprobe.d/sound.con file
from aplay -l I'm getting
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manox@HTPC:~$ aplay -l
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ALC662 rev1 Analog [ALC662 rev1 Analog]
Subdevices: 0/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 1: ALC662 rev1 Digital [ALC662 rev1 Digital]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 1: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 3: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 1: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 7: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 1: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 8: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 1: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 9: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
 
Old 01-23-2012, 10:08 AM   #5
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Create a file at '/etc/modprobe.d/sound.conf' containing:

Code:
options snd-hda-intel probe_mask=0xffff,0xfff2
Reboot.
 
Old 01-23-2012, 11:31 AM   #6
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ok I have created the file pasted the line exactly as it was written and still no sound also alsamixer wont allow me to chage volume on Nvida where 00 is default
 
Old 01-23-2012, 01:26 PM   #7
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What is the output of 'cat /proc/asound/pcm'.

Use those numbers and try to play audio.

Alsamixer won't let you change the volume, that's normal.
 
Old 01-23-2012, 04:48 PM   #8
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Quote:
00-00: ALC662 rev1 Analog : ALC662 rev1 Analog : playback 1 : capture 1
00-01: ALC662 rev1 Digital : ALC662 rev1 Digital : playback 1
01-03: HDMI 0 : HDMI 0 : playback 1
not sure what you mean by
Quote:
Use those numbers and try to play audio.
 
Old 01-24-2012, 04:34 AM   #9
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I mean you tried the aplay command you posted above and it doesn't work ?
 
Old 01-24-2012, 10:38 AM   #10
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oh yes sure
ok after
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manox@HTPC:~$ aplay -D plughw:1,3 /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Left.wav
Playing WAVE '/usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Left.wav' : Signed 16 bit Little Endian, Rate 48000 Hz, Mono
 
  


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