[mythtv-users] HDMI Audio out on MSI Meda Live

covert covert thecovert at gmail.com
Sat Jun 14 06:43:52 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jun 14, 2008 at 4:39 PM, GyroTech <gyrotech at freakinabox.com> wrote:
> Hi all
> I'm running Mythbuntu on an MSI Media Live PC and am trying to get audio
> out working via the HDMI connector. I have been to the mythtv wiki and
> followed instructions there
> (http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/MSI_Media_Live) being install
> version 1.61 of the BIOS and disable 8ch output there, as well as
> setting mythtv to ALSA:spdif output.
> When I connect a set of normal speakers up to the front panel output I
> get sound just fine so I know that much is working. I don't have another
> other HDMI devices to test with so I can't know if it's the cable but
> I've been told that any HDMI cable will carry audio as long as the
> source outputs the audio.
> So if anyone has any pointers on where to start for me to diagnose and
> solve this, let me know...
> Thanks,
> GT
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Check if there are any messages in the Mythfrontend log file about
sound. When I tried to get Audio working over HDMI on my ATI based
motherboard I found the error messages in the log to be the most help.
Ended up having to change the sound device to alsa:digital (or
something like that)

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