[pulseaudio-discuss] Pulseaudio&Surround&

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue Aug 26 10:55:27 PDT 2008

On Mon, 25.08.08 17:51, Achim Frase (achim.frase at googlemail.com) wrote:

> Am Montag, den 25.08.2008, 16:18 +0200 schrieb tyrchyus:
> > Hi i'm an italian guy. I wrote a guide to set pulseaudio surround with 
> > a52 alsa-plugin.
> >  I want to know what do you think about and if it is the right way.
> > 
> > link: http://wiki.ubuntu-it.org/MarcoTacchini/Prove1
> > 
> > thanks
> > 
> > tyrchyus
> > 
> Hello Tyrchyus,
> I can not answer your question but I am a bit curious what you are
> doing. It looks a bit difficult to me. Don't get me wrong I only want to
> understand what the reason is for all that.
> Is that a hardware specific solution, because I only edit
> "default-sample-channels = 2" to 6 in /etc/pulse/daemon.conf and also
> turne up the volume of front, surround, Center, LFE in the gnome Alsa
> mixer. After that surround sound is working like it should. I hear
> stereo sound on all 6 channels without problems. I also have no problems
> with AC3 sound if I watch a movie with totem.

Marco apparently describes digital output of AC3 via SPDIF which is a
different case then AC3 via Analaog audio.


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