Bug#825078: Audio over HDMI not working

Erik de Castro Lopo erikd at mega-nerd.com
Mon May 23 12:17:32 UTC 2016

Source: kodi
Version: 16.1+dfsg1-1
Severity: normal

After upgrading from kodi-15 to kodi-16, audio over HDMI stopped working
on my dedicated kodi box.

I spent a *lot* of time debugging this and in the end installed a kodi
specific linux distro (http://wiki.libreelec.tv/) and everything works.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: stretch/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (900, 'testing'), (800, 'unstable'), (500, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386, armhf, arm64

Kernel: Linux 4.5.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_AU.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8) (ignored: LC_ALL set to en_AU.UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

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