I buy a few time ago a new box for HTPC usage. It has a Nvidia Ion2 HDMI
graphic card and it works very fine, but I have some problems.
I installed Debian Unstable, with Gnome as graphical environment. The, I
discover that XBMC was added to the Debian repositories, so I installed
it. On Gnome, without XBMC, I can't configure the Pulseaudio output. The
only way to hear something by the HDMI sound output on my TV was using
Mplayer frontends that allows to configure the audio output to use,
using one of the Alsa outputs (alsa:device=hw=1.7). It works fine, and I
assume that it will work using XBMC, but it doesn't.
First, I uninstalled Pulseaudio, because I was not using any of this
features and its configuration on Gnome breaks my pulseaudio
configuration files in some way I only can recover the control over it
removing the pulse-files to recover the default ones.
Then, I tried to configure the same audio output on XBMC, but I was
unsuccessful. At the end, I tried with some .asoundrc magic, but it was
Has anybody a similar problem? Somebody has configured XBMC to use the