[mythtv-users] hdmi audio

James Linder jam at tigger.ws
Fri Feb 2 20:49:42 UTC 2024



> On Feb 3, 2024, at 01:42, Stephen P. Villano <stephen.p.villano at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> On 2/2/24 10:55, Mike Perkins wrote:
>> On 02/02/2024 10:34, jam wrote:
>>> 
>>> No speakers, but a headphone jack that does work (just no vu control)
>>> 
>>> alsamixer does not show a device
>>> 
>>> pavucontrol lets you configure a hdmi output. The meter bar shows activity. The
>>> level is unaffted by the level slider that does move.
>>> 
>> Is it possible that the monitor itself has some audio controls? Most monitors have buttons or
>> on-screen controls available, does yours have any audio options? Maybe even a volume control?
>> 
>> -- 
>> 
>> Mike Perkins
>> 
> I believe that, when he originally posted about his problem, that was mentioned and that he wanted to use Myth's volume control.
> 
> I had a similar problem long ago, I remember vaguely using pulse utils to figure out the proper output for audio that went through the software mixer. From that, I knew the correct device to tell Myth which device name to use.
> 
> Basically, it was a distro initial configuration error in default device name usage that was transparent in most usages, but become a thing with Myth. Once I figured out the sound system's changes from the last time I had to, finding the correct device was simple enough. Argh, Shrek and h

Not *wanted* more like if all else fails. But that too failed. 
Beautiful sound, just can’t turn it down without moving seat
James



More information about the mythtv-users mailing list