[mythtv-users] How to get sound out via HDMI

Ashu Desai ashu.desai at gmail.com
Wed Mar 8 14:50:11 UTC 2017


On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 7:09 AM, Daryl McDonald <darylangela at gmail.com>
wrote:

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> On Mar 7, 2017 11:23 PM, "Ashu Desai" <ashu.desai at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 7:43 PM, Karl Newman <newmank1 at asme.org> wrote:
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>> On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 5:16 PM, Ashu Desai <ashu.desai at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> So I checked and there is partial success. The audio now does come out
>>> via HDMI. However, the 5.1 doesn't work.
>>>
>>> It somehow thinks only 3 speakers are attached. And so F-L plays on F-L
>>> speaker. Center plays on F-L speaker. F-R plays on F-R speaker. Rear-L
>>> plays on F-L speaker and Rear-R plays on F-R speaker.
>>>
>>> Pls help...!
>>>
>>>
>> In the screen shot you showed it also had a selector for the number of
>> channels, which was set to 2 channels. Try toggling that and see if it
>> improves. Also, there is a command-line tool for alsa called speaker-test
>> which can help test your setup independent of MythTV. Try it with
>> "speaker-test -c 6" (the 6 is to indicate 6 channels). You may also have to
>> specify the device with -D.
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>> Karl
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> Sorry - but that didn't do anything.
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> the speake-test did the exact same thing. The sound comes out of center
> channel only when it thinks it's trying to go to rear and LFE.
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> No sound comes at all via the rear speakers
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> I think the speaker test was not supposed to be a solution in itself but a
> way to quickly test wether a change that you've just made in sound settings
> is better or worse.
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Yep - I meant that showed the same thing. No change there.

So as it stands - the sound isn't coming out of any back speakers and not
coming out right from the front speakers.




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