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#1 2005-10-19 15:28:37

Moritz
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From: Cologne, NRW, Germany
Registered: 2002-10-12
Posts: 166

emu10k1 and 5.1 surround sound

Hi all!

I try to enable my 5.1 surround sound with my Creative Labs Audigy 2.
I've run alsaconf without a problem. Sound works at all. I've rised Master, PCM, PCM Center, PCM Front, PCM LFE, PCM Surround, Front, Surround, Center, LFE and Synth to 100% via the alsa-mixer.
When I round the alsa speaker-test

$ speaker-test -Dplug:surround51 -c6

I just get sound from FrontLeft and FrontRight.

$ aplay -Dsurround51 /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Left.wav -c6
Playing WAVE '/usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Left.wav' : Signed 16 bit Little Endian, Rate 48000 Hz, Mono
aplay: set_params:887: Channels count non available

Google helps me and said, that only stereo is supported...
I've had a look at the forum and created /etc/asound.conf with this content:

pcm.!default { 
 type plug 
 slave.pcm "surround51" 
 slave.channels 6 
 route_policy duplicate 
 }

No change.
What can I do?

Regards,
Moritz

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#2 2005-10-21 12:39:37

balrog
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From: Czech Republic, Ostrava
Registered: 2005-09-07
Posts: 31

Re: emu10k1 and 5.1 surround sound

I see we've got the same problem... This setting is not working for me either, changing levels in alsamixer does nothing. I can hear only front left, right, and subwoofer, but sub has damned low volume... I'm using via82xx. Tryied probably everything, but no change.

I don't understand it!!!


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#3 2005-10-22 09:58:04

Moo-Crumpus
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From: Hessen / Germany
Registered: 2003-12-01
Posts: 1,443

Re: emu10k1 and 5.1 surround sound

I have output, but only on 2 channels (marked with a plus)

Time per period = 17.875683
+0 - Front Left
4 - Center
+ 1 - Front Right
3 - Rear Right
2 - Rear Left
5 - LFE


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