catweazel wrote: Doranwen wrote:
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grep eld_valid /proc/asound/NVidia/eld*
You need to have all the gear plugged in and turned on when you issue that command. Did you do that or not?
Yes, the TV is plugged in and currently displaying the computer's wallpaper and I'm still getting all 0s for that command.
catweazel wrote:Also, install pavucontrol and see if you can use it to set HDMI as the output.
Yes, I tried that. I can set it to HDMI as the output but no sound comes out when I do it. It does, however, see that there should
be sound--when I look at the specific application under the Playback tab (which is where I set it to HDMI) the bar underneath it is flickering to show the sound volume. As soon as I switch it back to the Built-In Audio Analog Stereo option, the sound returns from the computer speakers.
catweazel wrote:If that doesn't help, post the output of
inxi -Fxz, noting the upper case F.
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System: Host: HP-Z220 Kernel: 3.2.0-23-generic x86_64 (64 bit, gcc: 4.6.3) Desktop: N/A Distro: Linux Mint 13 Maya
Machine: System: Hewlett-Packard product: HP Z220 SFF Workstation
Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 1791 Bios: Hewlett-Packard version: K51 v01.61 date: 05/16/2013
CPU: Quad core Intel Xeon CPU E3-1240 V2 (-HT-MCP-) cache: 8192 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 27137.7
Clock Speeds: 1: 1600.00 MHz 2: 1600.00 MHz 3: 1600.00 MHz 4: 1600.00 MHz 5: 1600.00 MHz 6: 1600.00 MHz 7: 1600.00 MHz 8: 1600.00 MHz
Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GT218 [GeForce 210] bus-ID: 01:00.0
X.Org: 1.11.3 drivers: nouveau (unloaded: vesa,fbdev) Resolution: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on NVA8 GLX Version: 2.1 Mesa 8.0.4 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio: Card-1: NVIDIA High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 01:00.1 Sound: ALSA ver: 1.0.24
Card-2: Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
Network: Card: Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection driver: e1000e ver: 1.5.1-k port: f040 bus-ID: 00:19.0
IF: eth0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Drives: HDD Total Size: 8001.6GB (5.1% used) 1: /dev/sda WDC_WD4000FYYZ 4000.8GB
2: /dev/sdb WDC_WD4000FYYZ 4000.8GB
Partition: ID: / size: 3.7T used: 194G (6%) fs: ext4 ID: swap-1 size: 17.12GB used: 0.75GB (4%) fs: swap
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 29.8C mobo: 27.8C gpu: 52.0
Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info: Processes: 236 Uptime: 63 days Memory: 8454.9/15995.0MB Runlevel: 2 Gcc sys: 4.6.3 Client: Shell inxi: 1.7.33