[mythtv-users] Acer Revo HDMI and sound

JEDIDIAH jedi at mishnet.org
Tue Nov 17 16:05:17 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 07:06:26AM +0000, paul wrote:
> Morning all.
> Has anyone managed to get the HDMI and sound working on one of these
> really rather nice computers? I have mine running on standard VGA on my
> old TV (Sony) which is fine, but note that the new TV on the way does
> not support higher res on the vga socket (Toshiba Regza) so HDMI looks
> the right route to go. 

...I found a custom .asoundrc file on the web and use it on my Revo.

jedi at magenta:/home/mythtv$ more .asoundrc
### .asoundrc for Acer Revo

pcm.dmixer {
   type dmix
   ipc_key 1024
   ipc_key_add_uid false
   ipc_perm 0660
   slave {
      pcm "hw:0,3"
      rate 48000
      channels 2
      format S32_LE
      period_time 0
      period_size 1024
      buffer_time 0
      buffer_size 4096

pcm.!default {
   type plug
   slave.pcm "dmixer"

> Not exactly sure what to set where and how it applies to the Revo, have
> done lots of googling but uncertain how much applies to this machine.
> Regards Paul.
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