[mythtv-users] MythTV 0.24 HDMI audio problem

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Sat Nov 20 06:06:23 UTC 2010

On Nov 19, 2010, at 9:33 PM, Greg Oliver wrote:

>>> I'll get myself a GT220 and see how it goes. Hopefully will find a way
>>> to make all of this a bit easier to configure.
>> It looks to me like a lot of the blame goes to alsa support for
>> these cards being crap. I've tried damned near every suggestion
>> here and on that xbmc page and misc other things, and I still
>> cannot get a peep out of the hdmi connection on my GT220 with
> I had a very rough time with my first GT220.  It was motherboard
> related (intel board) and due to disabling the onboard audio in the
> bios.  While it was showing up to alsa, I never got sound.  After
> about 3 hours or so,  I starting looking at the PCI bus, and noticed
> even though the onboard was bios disabled, it was still being
> enumerated and given an IRQ, etc..  Although alsa could not see it
> completely.  Once I enabled the onboard, it and the gt220 showed up,
> and the GT220 worked on devices 7 and 9.  Once I played something on 7
> or 9, then 3 would work, but only after playing out 7 or 9..

Hm, interesting. I suppose I could try again w/onboard audio re-enabled.
I shut it off in hopes that might help, wasn't getting any audio with it
enabled, but perhaps it'd work with some of the other things I've tried.
Definitely going to poke at it some more this weekend.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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