Ubuntu Multimedia :: HDMI Output Worse Than VGA

May 30, 2011

I recently switched from my integrated GPU (i5-650 Clarkdale) to a brand new nvidia GT520 but now my HDMI output is worse than my VGA : bright colors are completely saturated. I noticed that switching the HDMI colorspace from "full" to "limited" (using nvidia-settings) somewhat reduce the effects but doesn't solve it. I even tried to play with my monitor setting, with no luck. This was NOT the case previously. I'm using the latest nvidia-drivers and my 2 monitors are the same reference (LG 22" LCD - W2261VP-PF). Ubuntu 11.04.

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Running 10.10 and win 7 on my HP dv6-2150us laptop and I'm having a few issues.

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Hardware: HP dv3505ea laptop
Ubuntu: 10.04 LTS
uname -a: Linux adventure 2.6.32-28-generic #55-Ubuntu SMP Mon Jan 10 23:42:43 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux
HDTV: Panasonic TX-L37D28BSA

I'm having trouble getting any output from my laptop's HDMI socket. I've had a search and can only find sound problems, mine is no visible output whatsoever.

Let me describe the setup: Laptop has a HDMI socket which I have never used before, HDTV has 4 HDMI inputs, I just bought a HDMI cable to connect the two to try it.

After connection I go to System->Preferences->Monitors and the TV is detected fine with the correct description and offers me 3 different resolutions. xrandr also works and gives me the same thing:

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However none of the options display ANYTHING on the TV. The screen remains black, not even a flicker.

I have connected the laptop to the TV before using an analogue VGA (monitor) cable which worked in the same way with no problems.

Could this be an encryption/DRM/DVI problem? I have suspicions about the cable too because it is new and I haven't seen it work, but it wouldn't detect the correct TV description and resolutions would it? It was sold as an XBOX360/PS3 HDMI cable, is there a difference? It looks like a standard HDMI male-male cable.

Other things I've tried:
Log off and log back on to restart the X server
reboot

Some more stuff:

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MB: ASUS AT3N7A-I
Ubuntu 10.10

Some more info:

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*** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ALC892 Analog [ALC892 Analog]

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EndSection

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OS is Suse11.3 64Bit with KDE now!
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HDA NVidia (ALC662 rev2 Digital)
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That's consistent with the connector layout of the mainboard. Playing "Test sound" while marked the HDMI Audio is not causing any output with HDMI, while analog works just fine!

I also installed the nVidia prop drivers with the packet manager.
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I've also installed pulseaudio, not too sure if this is really needed. I've also used module assistant before upgrading to compile alsa from source, it worked but i just decided to upgrade the kernel instead of dealing with m-a every time an update comes through. Linux floppy 2.6.38-2-amd64 #1 SMP Thu Apr 7 04:28:07 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux

apt-cache policy alsa-base
alsa-base:
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Candidate: 1.0.23+dfsg-3

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I've run the following mixers and set all volume controls to maximum:Gmixer, Kmix, AlsaMixer and pavucontrol.

When playing a video, pavucontrol meter shows signal from the application and shows output signal to the HDMI device, but where that output is going to is beyond me.

Using the Sound setup of Yast, I attempt to play a test sound on the HDMI, nothing.

Built in Audio adapter works fine. I have disabled it in pavucontrol in attempts to get the sound directed to the HDMI output, but, silence is all I get. I've also tried enabling and disabling simultaneous output with no difference in results.

I've tried a few suggestions from other posts with the same issue (creating /etc/asoundrc.conf, modifying /etc/pulse/default.pa), but no joy.

If I boot up that other operating system (starts with a W), all sounds (system & video) show up on the HDMI input with no adjustments needed.

Why must this be so difficult?

The technical details:
Suse 11.4
EVGA GeForce 8400GS Video card (HDMI)

All commands below were issued while HDMI cable connected, and video playing (using VLC).

Output of alsa-info.sh: [url]

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lspci | grep -i vga
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation C77 [GeForce 8200M G] (rev a2)
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aplay -l
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I've been having problems with my hdmi output not working since I first installed debian on my laptop(probably 2 years now). The reason the output wasn't working is because I can't turn my onboard graphics off in my bios. So I had a bright idea, why don't I just blacklist the i915 driver?

So I did, I updated the initramfs and restarted my computer. It started up showed the startup sequence on my laptop screen, my dell monitor (vga output) and on the tv (hdmi output) but then the start up sequence froze on the hdmi output while the other 2 screens continued to work. I do lspci -v and the i915 driver still shows up for the vga controller.

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previous stuff : [URL] .... <--- I have no clue how I got the hdmi output working when I posted that thread.

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