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Sun Mar 1 18:40:12 UTC 2009

> > > Thanks to all, I got it working.
> > > BEAUTIFUL picture.
> > > 
> > > Now I have to dig thru my boxes in the garage and find a couple
> > > of 6ft Audio cables (either that or take up reading lips...)
> > 
> > Just a note of warning, as it appears you have a Sony Bravia. 
> > 
> > If you connect an nVidia video card using any of the recent drivers to
> > tv using an HDMI input, you won't be able to use the analog audio inputs
> > associated with that input. The nVidia driver reads the EDID of the TV
> > recognizes that the TV is capable of receiving audio over HDMI and sends
> > audio signal. If there is no SPDIF audio connected to your video card
> > you are using an older card that doesn't have an SPDIF input connector
> > my 7300) then the driver will send a 'null' audio signal. Basically it
> > fake audio data with zero volume level. The TV sees this as a valid
> > audio signal and favours it over the audio inputs, effectively disabling
> > them.
> > 
> > To get the analog audio ports to work, you will need to tell X to use a
> > custom EDID file rather than read the one from the TV. Instructions for
> > creating the custom EDID file can be found at
> > along with instructions for implementing it. I'm not sure what TV you
> > actually have, but I've got a modified EDID file for a Sony 52XBR6 that
> > works great for me. You are welcome to it, if you want.
> > 
> I will look at the reference you gave to see how to set this up, but the
> 52XBR6 is the same model that I have, so if you can send along the file
> you created I would appreciate it.
> I am actually going thru a Yamaha 863, and I had assumed that I still
> had something to setup,- so your heads-up will have saved me a lot
> of experimentation.

I will send you a copy of what I use, but I won't be able to do it for a
couple of days. The frontend that it's on is currently disconnected.

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