Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 428963
RHEL5.2: HDMI Audio support for AMD ATI chipsets
Last modified: 2009-06-19 22:05:55 EDT
Add HDMI support for AMD ATI chipsets to allow HDMI to work on a wide variety of
chipsets. The patch is for RS780, RV610, RV620, RV630, RV635, RV670, RV770.
The patch has been tested on RV610, RV630 and with the patch it works correctly.
The next stable/unstable release of also-sriver right after version 1.0.15 will
include it, and the patch can already be found in the alsa-driver daily snapshot.
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
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Does this work with the rs series of integrated graphics, especially rs690,
rs740 and rs780?
The patch for RHEL adds the relevant support for RS690, and RS780. Upstream
code doesn't have an entry for RS740 and AMD website that talks about chipset
7 series doesn't have RS740.
The patch adds the device IDs and presets for sound HDMI for the various
Posted to rhkernel-list on Jan 17.
AMD will test. Hardware is in Westford (part of Griffin system).
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5
added to RHEL5.2 release notes under "Kernel-Related Updates":
High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is now supported on AMD ATI
please advise if any further revisions are required. thanks!
Our QA has tested it on the latest kernel.
The test result is:
After using the patch, HDMI Audio is supported.
But before using HDMI Audio, we need do some modification in modprobe
configuration. please see the following for detail information:
Changed summary to reflect that this is HDMI audio, not HDMI video.
thanks Russell, revising release note as:
High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) audio is now supported on AMD ATI
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