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RadeonHD IRC Logs For 2009-6-07

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Joy: hi there, i'm wondering if the situation with VGA_1 being down on a Lenovo T400 is known
Joy: i can't get the driver to see it up, it can't read EDID data and xrandr keeps ignoring it
Joy: it works fine under windows, maybe there's something strange with my TV, it's a Sony LCD
Joy: anyone?
Joy: 'xrandr --output VGA_1 --auto' does nothing, 'xrandr --output VGA_1 --mode 1360x768' simply returns xrandr: cannot find mode 1360x768
Joy: ow, i get it, there's a difference in settings somewhere..
Joy: (II) RADEONHD(0): DAC A: Sensed Output: VGA
Joy: (II) RADEONHD(0): I2C device "RHD I2C line 3:E-EDID segment register" registered at address 0x60.
Joy: (II) RADEONHD(0): I2C device "RHD I2C line 3:ddc2" registered at address 0xA0.
Joy: (II) RADEONHD(0): EDID data for SONY TV
Joy: (II) RADEONHD(0): Manufacturer: SNY Model: ff00 Serial#: 16843009
Joy: it sees it, but doesn't attach it to VGA_1
DGMurdockIII: how good is the support for sound througt hdmi
DGMurdockIII: ati all in woder hd
yangman: DGMurdockIII: should work
DGMurdockIII: ok
DGMurdockIII: im only getting sound in one app
DGMurdockIII: my chipset is not amd
yangman: ?
yangman: radeonhd driver is only responsible for mixing the audio signal into the video data
yangman: audio itself is handled by ALSA
yangman: or, rather, radeonhd enables the hardware that does the mixing
DGMurdockIII: yeah
DGMurdockIII: i now that
DGMurdockIII: but it my os wont play the start up sound and exite sound
DGMurdockIII: it just dose a system beep
DGMurdockIII: when i restart
yangman: have you configured xorg.conf to enable HDMI audio out and set the proper default sound device?
DGMurdockIII: no
DGMurdockIII: i did not now i neede to do that
DGMurdockIII: and dont now how
DGMurdockIII: is there a gui tool that would make it easer to do
DGMurdockIII: if not i'll do it manilty
yangman: you have to do it manually
yangman: the options are decribed in the driver man page
DGMurdockIII: where
DGMurdockIII: i would perfef if someone can tell what i need to change
yangman: Audio and HDMI option
DGMurdockIII: im a noob
DGMurdockIII: not as much as i dont now how to figer out how to do somthing but im not a linux expert
DGMurdockIII: im someone who if i can get it it working then i can use it
DGMurdockIII: what page are you talking about google.com , buy.com ati.com what page there are tones of pages
yangman: man radeonhd
yangman: are you actually using the radeonhd driver?
DGMurdockIII: one ATI puts out for linux
yangman: so, no
yangman: ATI Catalyst stuff goes to #ati channel
yangman: in any case, you should be able to use the ATI control center to enable it
DGMurdockIII: nope
DGMurdockIII: \is therw a easy way to install the open source driver
T`: what distro are u on?
DGMurdockIII: ubuntu