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Old 17th February 2012, 08:42 PM
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Nvidia HDMI Audio No 5.1 surround only Stereo Profile with no sound

Hello All,

I have a Nvidia Geforce 580 with HDMI connected to 5.1 surround sound system. When I first installed Fedora 16 I had no sound. In the pulse configuration it listed the correct hardware but only had a Stereo Profile that I could select. This didn't have any sound when I performed a speaker test.

After doing some research and troubleshooting I was able to get some sound by adding the following line to the /etc/pulse/default.pa file. This allows pandora and other applications to send audio to all speakers but doesn't seem to really resolve me issue.

Code:
load-module module-alsa-sink device=plughw:0,7
In Ubuntu 11.10 there are more profiles available that I can choose. One of these options is 5.1 surround sound. Once I select this profile in Ubuntu everything seems to work as expected.

Do you all have any ideas as to what I could do in order to enable true 5.1 surround sound and obtain the missing profiles that pulse on Fedora is missing? Below you will find the information that I am aware of to display.

Code:
aplay -l
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 3: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 7: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
  Subdevices: 0/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 8: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: NVidia [HDA NVidia], device 9: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
Code:
aplay -L
default
    Default
hdmi:CARD=NVidia,DEV=0
    HDA NVidia, HDMI 0
    HDMI Audio Output
hdmi:CARD=NVidia,DEV=1
    HDA NVidia, HDMI 0
    HDMI Audio Output
hdmi:CARD=NVidia,DEV=2
    HDA NVidia, HDMI 0
    HDMI Audio Output
hdmi:CARD=NVidia,DEV=3
    HDA NVidia, HDMI 0
    HDMI Audio Output
Code:
cat /proc/asound/card0/eld#1.0
monitor_present		1
eld_valid		1
monitor_name		VSX-1019AH
  
connection_type		HDMI
eld_version		[0x2] CEA-861D or below
edid_version		[0x3] CEA-861-B, C or D
manufacture_id		0x2f41
product_id		0x0
port_id			0x20000
support_hdcp		0
support_ai		0
audio_sync_delay	0
speakers		[0x4f] FL/FR LFE FC RL/RR RLC/RRC
sad_count		9
sad0_coding_type	[0x1] LPCM
sad0_channels		2
sad0_rates		[0x1ee0] 32000 44100 48000 96000 176400 192000 384000
sad0_bits		[0xe0000] 16 20 24
sad1_coding_type	[0x1] LPCM
sad1_channels		8
sad1_rates		[0x1ee0] 32000 44100 48000 96000 176400 192000 384000
sad1_bits		[0xe0000] 16 20 24
sad2_coding_type	[0x2] AC-3
sad2_channels		6
sad2_rates		[0xe0] 32000 44100 48000
sad2_max_bitrate	640000
sad3_coding_type	[0x7] DTS
sad3_channels		7
sad3_rates		[0x6c0] 44100 48000 96000 176400
sad3_max_bitrate	1536000
sad4_coding_type	[0x9] DSD (One Bit Audio)
sad4_channels		6
sad4_rates		[0x40] 44100
sad5_coding_type	[0xa] E-AC-3/DD+ (Dolby Digital Plus)
sad5_channels		8
sad5_rates		[0xc0] 44100 48000
sad6_coding_type	[0xb] DTS-HD
sad6_channels		8
sad6_rates		[0x1ec0] 44100 48000 96000 176400 192000 384000
sad7_coding_type	[0xc] MLP (Dolby TrueHD)
sad7_channels		8
sad7_rates		[0x1ec0] 44100 48000 96000 176400 192000 384000
sad8_coding_type	[0xe] WMAPro
sad8_channels		8
sad8_rates		[0x6e0] 32000 44100 48000 96000 176400
sad8_profile		3
Any help you could provide would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your time and have a great day!

Regards,
JD
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Old 25th February 2012, 08:53 PM
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Re: Nvidia HDMI Audio No 5.1 surround only Stereo Profile with no sound

Any ideas as to how to obtain the hardware profiles in order to support 5.1?
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