[pulseaudio-discuss] Why PA does not show me sinks for surround audio output?
mkbosmans at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 01:39:18 PDT 2011
2011/10/31 Lin, Mengdong <mengdong.lin at intel.com>:
> The sound card on my desktop supports 5.1 sound output, but PA only show one
> sink for the 2-channel front speaker. Why? Is it mean that PA cannot support
> surround output by default?
To be clear: pulse should handle this by default.
> The default sample channels and channel map are commented in
> ;default-sample-channels =2
> ;default-channel-map= front-left,front-right
This has nothing to do with it.
> It seems the card has no profiles for surround output, by “pacmd
> output:analog-stereo: Analog Stereo Output (priority
> output:analog-stereo+input:analog-stereo: Analog Stereo
> Duplex (priority 6060)
> input:analog-stereo: Analog Stereo Input (priority 60)
> off: Off (priority 0)
Can you post output of pulseaudio -vvvv? btw, the IRC channel is also
good for these kinds of troubleshooting.
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