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Old 12-20-2010, 07:52 PM   #1
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unable to play hdmi sound thru speakers

hi, i am trying to use fedora-14-live or linuxmint-10-live on an acer revo. it boots up fine on both but i am unable to play sound thru the hdmi cable (connected to my blu-ray 5.1 system).

i ran alsamixer and unmuted everything. and i went to sound preferences and tried every option in the harware tab.

:xbmc@XBMCLive:~$ aplay -l
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 0: ALC662 rev1 Analog [ALC662 rev1 Analog]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 1: ALC662 rev1 Digital [ALC662 rev1 Digital]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 3: NVIDIA HDMI [NVIDIA HDMI]
  Subdevices: 0/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
it works fine in the old version of xbmc-live but i am trying to upgrade to the new version of xbmc.


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