Volumio on Mac Mini

Okay perfect, let’s do that! Thank you

I’m trying to download some beta version, but I keep getting 404 Not Found?! Is there a version that works on a Mac Mini (2011), the stock version (Volumio-3.378-2022-09-30-x86_amd64) works, but doesn’t recognize usb SMSL dac, nor does it play on spdif?!

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Please add this issue to the X86 Hardware issues (WiFi, DAC, Disks, Boot etc.) thread and pay attention to the opening post (post #1 tells you which information you need to submit).
And please use v3.378 for the log.

I have a Topping D10 connected to the Mini. 2006 model, flashed from 1.1 to 2.1. I don’t have a picture either, but this Mac does not have an HDMI output. Everything else is going perfectly. Except for switching on. It only works after a power cut.

Hi, I have sucessfuly installed Volumimo on my old (2009) mac mini and am happy with the result. One small problem is that I am using the 3.5mm jack output, but when it boots up it does not appear to reconginise it so it starts with the internal speaker, and I have to unplug the 3.5mm plug and plug it back in to get it to output via the jack plug. Does anybody know if I can change to always output to the 3.5 output on boot up.?

Do a fresh boot, wait until the volumio ui is up, then unplug/ plug the jack back in and produce a log. Perhaps that will tell us what is happening.
A guide to logging

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Thanks, log link

Nothing helpful in the log, sorry.
Try this: unplug/plug till it works and then do

sudo alsactl store

And then reboot to see whether it stuck.
Otherwise one of the following models may configure your imac more precisely:

snd-hda-intel model=macpro
snd-hda-intel model=mb5
snd-hda-intel model=macmini3
snd-hda-intel model=mba21
snd-hda-intel model=mbp3
snd-hda-intel model=imac24
snd-hda-intel model=imac91
snd-hda-intel model=mb31

From the above models, you will have to try one by one which one gives best result.
Start with adding

options snd-hda-intel model=mb31

to the end of file “/etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf” as that might be the right model.
When that does not work, replace “model=” by one of the other model options.

There is not much more I can do to help, haven’t used an imac before and no chance to get one either (even as 14-year old pre-owned they are heavily overpriced).

Please also supply the output from

amixer scontrols

Perhaps we can do something with that.

Thanks for looking at this, the output from amixer scontrols is:

Simple mixer control ‘Master’,0
Simple mixer control ‘Capture’,0

I will try a your suggestions see if any help, but overall I am happy with how its working and I can live with this issue for the time being.

This has sorted out the problem, what I did was :

Added ‘snd-hda-intel model=macmini3’ to the “/etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf” file.

Opened ‘alsamixer’
used ‘F5’ to select ‘HDA NVidia’ sound card
set the volume of the internal speaker to 0,
exit alsamixer

used ‘sudo asalctl store’ - to make sure settings were stored

So on boot up the internal speaker is 0 volume and I just get output from teh headphone socket. .
Thanks for the help

Hello friends! And I have a Mac mini 2012
I7, can I install Volumio? Will the usb connector transmit a digital signal to my s.l.s.m DAC? If all this is possible, please provide detailed installation instructions, thank you!