[pulseaudio-discuss] Accessing all the channels of a 10 channel card

David Henningsson david.henningsson at canonical.com
Tue May 7 04:10:31 PDT 2013

On 05/07/2013 12:40 PM, Phil Frost wrote:
> I have an M-Audio Delta 1010, which has 8 analog + 2 digital ins, and
> that many again outs. I'm looking for a way to use all of them through
> pulseaudio.
> I know I can edit default.pa and load alsa-sink and set a channel map
> manually. Unfortunately, this also means disabling module-udev-detect,
> or letting it detect the same card again, which seems to cause all sorts
> of confusion to Ubnutu 12.10.
> I see pavucontrol has a configuration tab, and for my 1010 there are
> over a dozen options, like "Analog Stereo Duplex" and "Analog Surround
> 5.0 Output + Analog Stereo Input". But, none of these allow access to
> all 10 output channels, and none have the channel map I want.
>  From where is it getting these configurations? Can I make my own?


Here's how to write your own:


If you come up with a good profile (or set of profiles) that would also 
benefit other Delta1010 users, would you mind posting it here 
(preferably as a patch if you know how), so that we can include it in 
future versions of PulseAudio?


David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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