[mythtv-users] Would this video card work in HDMI?
seven at seven.dorksville.net
Thu Mar 17 01:28:04 UTC 2011
On 17 March 2011 11:24, Mark D. Montgomery II <techiem2 at techiem2.net> wrote:
> Quoting Anthony Giggins <seven at seven.dorksville.net>:
> On 17 March 2011 11:13, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 17 March 2011 11:51, Bobby Gill <bobbygill at rogers.com> wrote:
>>> > I was planning on connecting that to the receiver via optical, but then
>>> > randomly checking I realized I could get one of these newer video cards
>>> > instead:
>>> > What's the state of affairs with HDMI sound in linux/alsa, would it
>>> > sense to get this type of card and just connect via HDMI for
>>> I have that exact same card; and it works very well.
>>> You'll need the latest alsa 1.0.24 to get the HD audio bitstreaming
>>> 1.0.23 works too but won't work with bitstreaming.
>>> I mention 1.0.23 because that's what I've reverted to for the time
>>> being. I've noticed a regression occurring with 1.0.24 where the audio
>>> becomes completely garbled once in a while and require a reboot
>>> Silly Question but how would I migrate from a VGA connection to using
>> Both are already plugged in but nothing is displayed on the HDMI is there
>> some util to switch over to HDMI?
> On my box I just plugged in HDMI, unplugged DVI, and rebooted.
> When it rebooted it automatically used HDMI as the primary output.
> Mark II
> Yeah I thought it might come to that :(
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