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Old 05-18-2016, 08:06 PM   #1
CaptSilver
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HDMI capture or pass-through on alienware steam machine


I have a steam machine from alienware with a HDMI input. How do I enable a HDMI pass-through or capture? I would prefer capture but there is no /dev/video, nor am I convinced that it supports capture. No idea on how to proceed.

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM107M [GeForce GTX 860M] (rev a2)
01:00.1 Audio device: NVIDIA Corporation Device 0fbc (rev a1)

Ubuntu 16.04
4.4.0-22-generic #39-Ubuntu SMP Thu May 5 16:53:32 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Using proprietary NVidia drivers 361.42
 
Old 05-20-2016, 09:34 AM   #2
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I would think at least part of the problem will be content protection in the form of HDCP, and I suspect answers on how to break that would violate forum rules. Sorry.
 
  


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