rob at webworxshop
Oct 16, 2011, 3:35 PM
Post #8 of 17
On Mon, 17 Oct 2011 10:27:38 +1300, Brett wrote:
>> The second thing is HDMI. I have a HDMI output on the graphics card
>> bought (an EVGA Nvidia 210 ) and the respective input on my TV.
>> question is whether a direct HDMI connection between the graphics
>> and the TV will give me audio over HDMI, or do I need a special
>> If this will work with just a standard cable, is there any
>> magic required to direct the audio to the graphics card?
> Will the person who recommended the GT210 own up ?
No-one recommended the 210 specifically. I just went for one that
supports VDPAU . Despite the title on the pbtech site, the box and
EVGA website quote it as being a "Geforce 210" not GT210 .
> The HDMI audio is not hard to debug sort out..
> You need to use the nVidia driver.
> It is recommended to use alsa 1.0.24 user-space.
> A std $5-$10 HDMI cable is fine.
That answers my question, thanks.
> What distro kernel are you running ?
> Post your
> aplay -l
> You will likely get devices like
> Then try
> speaker-test -c 2 -r 48000 -D hw:1,n
> where n= [9, 8, 7,3]
> close/reopen the terminal each time for good measure..
Will give this a try once I get the cable.
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