[Linux-aus] Disabling HDMI sound
josh at nitrotech.org
Mon Nov 16 13:36:33 AEDT 2015
Not sure if it helps, but I find the pulseaudio volume control
(pavucontrol) to have more options which allows me to set the ports for
On 15/11/15 22:32, Patrick Elliott-Brennan wrote:
> Hi All,
> My new machine has an ASUS motherboard:
> H170M-E D3
> and an AMD Radeon R7 360 video card.
> I'm running Kubuntu 14.04
> I am getting no sound through the motherboard's onboard sound card.
> I get sound over HDMI and fortunately my monitor has an HDMI port AND
> built in speakers. However these are no-where near as good as my
> desktop speakers.
> The only option in the BIOS is HD Audio Controller (enable/disable).
> However nothing I change here has any effect.
> In the GUI the onboard sound is greyed out. Alsamixer shows HDMI sound
> only. The desktop GUI shows only HDMI.
> aplay -l shows only the HDMI sound.
> I have tried a number of things including
> /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist I have added
> and adding a line in GRUB
> radeon.audio=1 and using 0 as well.
> I have found another possible solution here:
> Which suggests, under Linux kernel parameters
> Option: radeon.audio
> Value:: 0,1
> Default Value: 0
> Explanation: Disable/enable HDMI audio
> My question is: what *do* I do with this? I'm assuming I need to
> add/remove something *somwhere* but...where/what?
> Any help would be most appreciated. Without the onboard sound card I'm
> stuck with the crappy monitor speakers and cannot use headphones nor
> use a microphone for video conferencing etc.
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