[pulseaudio-discuss] 4.1 Channel Audio in Fedora 10 not working
lennart at poettering.net
Sat May 9 15:03:33 PDT 2009
On Sat, 09.05.09 01:15, Creighton Swank (swankcr at gmail.com) wrote:
> Good evening all.
> I did a few google searches, and have really found nothing that solves my
> problem. I just installed Fedora 10 on my new machine. It's got an onboard
> audio card that I have my old Logitech 4.1 speakers plugged in to.
> I cannot seem to get any audio to come out of the rear speakers. The sub
> kicks, but it's dirty. I have to turn the volume way up in order to hear
> anything, and it gets very distorted. I tried editing default.pa to reflect
> a custom channel_map (basically appended on the module-aksa-sink lines from
> paman, and put them in /etc/pulse/default.pa), but it really didn't change
> the scenario. It did, however, reflect the map in paman after a reboot. I
> basically added this:
> channels=5 channel_map=front-left,front-right,rear-left,rear-right,lfe
> I am at my wit's end. It's late, and I'm tired. Anything you all could do to
> help me out would be much appreciated.
> Full hardware info and config files can be provided at your request.
Don't use paman. It's obsolete.
The surround mixer situation is messy. Have you tried "alsamixer -c0"?
This allows you to bypass PA when the default initialization of
the surround volumes didn't work properly for your case.
Lennart Poettering Red Hat, Inc.
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