[pulseaudio-discuss] Pulse audio does not work with my hdmi output

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Sun Apr 18 19:57:47 PDT 2010

On Sat, 17.04.10 03:51, Dark Shadow (shadowofdarkness at gmail.com) wrote:

> Ok I found out more, it can work but I have to do a step first. My
> testing before was pulseaudio then alsa but I never went back to
> notice that pulse started working.
> It seems on my hdmi output that after ever boot I have to use 1,9
> first then it initializes 1,3 1,7 1,8 and they work fine after that.
>  So all I need to know is how can I force Pulse Audio to use
> plughw:1,9 always instead of the first detected 1,3?

Specifying device indexes in addition to card indexes is highly card
dependant. If other device indexes need to be used, then the "hdmi:xxx"
string needs to be fixed in ALSA. PA will then automatically pick up
things the right away.


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