I bought this next gem ion to replace the big computer sitting under the TV in the bedroom. And boy is the foot print on this small. There is a very nice mount that install it right behind the TV (VESA MOUNT) and you dont even know its there, except to turn it on (which cant be done via remote)

I installed Fedora 13 on the box, but had some trouble getting the audio to work on HDMI. Here are the steps to make it work

1) Upgrade the kernel
The kernel that comes stock in Fedora 13 does not load the drivers properly. If you try viewing the NVIDIA sound card with alsamixer it will tell you there are no controls. Simply upgrade the kernel and you will see controls appear.

yum install kernel

Currently im running

2) Setup Alsa module
After a kernel upgrade you will see 4 controls in the nvidia card, but they still dont work. What you need to do next is add the following line to your /etc/modprobe.d/dist-alsa.conf

options snd-hda-intel enable_msi=0 probe_mask=0xffff,0xfff2

On the next reboot you will only see one control in alsamixer

3) Unmute

There are a few ways to unmute the hdmi audio. I dont want to have to do it EVERY time i boot so i added the following line to my /etc/rc.local

amixer -c1 sset 'IEC958',0 unmute

4) settings Default audio to hdmi

add the following to your /etc/asound.conf file

pcm.!default {
type hw
card 1
device 3

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