[pulseaudio-discuss] Audigy2 card with 7.1 Channels, only getting 2

Marcus Cobden lists at marcuscobden.co.uk
Thu Oct 4 05:19:41 PDT 2007

Marcus Cobden wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been working on this small media PC and have been trying to enable
> 7.1 (8) Channels from my Audigy 2 card and haven't got very far.
> Setting the number of channels=6 or 8 in /etc/pulse/default.pa results
> in messages like the following:
> pulseaudio[6008]: alsa-util.c: device doesn't support 6 channels,
> changed to 2.
> Is this because my card drivers don't support 7.1? or is pulse somehow
> going via alsa and that's causing a mess?

Has anyone else tried 7.1 channels on Creative Audigy hardware?

If you could give me some pointers or paste your configs it'd be much 


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