[pulseaudio-discuss] ALSA Sink to ALSA Alias

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Jul 12 05:19:36 PDT 2007

On Thu, 12.07.07 00:00, Vasili Sviridov (vsviridov at exceede.com) wrote:


> I have created an ALSA alias (called 51to20) which does a mix-down
> from surround to stereo. So what I want to do, is to create a
> pulseaudio sink specifically for that alias. So that if I play a AC3
> file to that sink it would get mixed down and passed to the stereo
> speakers. But apparently module.alsa.sink only understands physical
> devices and not aliases. Is there any way to make aforementioned setup
> possible?

You should be able to pass "device=51to20" to module-alsa-sink for
this to work. 


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