[kde-linux] S/PDIF sound

James bjlockie at lockie.ca
Sun Jul 15 23:33:50 UTC 2012

On 07/15/12 19:21, James wrote:
> On 07/15/12 19:20, James wrote:
>> I use KDE-4.8.4 with digital sound (S/PDIF).
>> I upgraded my kernel and kaffeine broke (and I'm sure other apps).
>> The system sounds work, Amarok works, VLC works.
>> I think it has something to do with the alsa device order.
>> My default device was my tvtuner.
>> Card: Conexant CX23885
>> I changed /etc/asound.conf to have
>> ctl.!default {
>>   type hw
>>   card 1
>> }
>> and now alsaixer defaults to the right card:
>> Card: HDA ATI SB
>> 1. Kaffeine errors and says it can't open the audio device.
>> 2. kmix doesn't work.
>> 3. The error dialog of kmix does a system beep which cuts off any other sound (eg. if I am playing music with Amarok, the audio stops when the system beeps but Amarok thinks it is still playing.
> 4. Firefox has no sound, HTML5 or Flash.

The Amarok volume control works.

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