[pulseaudio-discuss] Pulse Audio Configuration

Tanu Kaskinen tanu.kaskinen at linux.intel.com
Mon Feb 24 07:28:20 PST 2014

On Mon, 2014-02-24 at 09:12 -0600, Sean McCully wrote:
> That profile appears to exists in ALSA configuration.
> $ pasuspender -- speaker-test --channels=6 --device=surround51:0
> speaker-test
> Playback device is surround51:0
> Stream parameters are 48000Hz, S16_LE, 6 channels
> Using 16 octaves of pink noise
> Channels count (6) not available for playbacks: Invalid argument
> Setting of hwparams failed: Invalid argument

So surround51:0 doesn't accept six channel configuration. This is a bug
in alsa-lib. You can complain on the alsa-devel mailing list. When
writing there, include the output that you pasted above, and the output
of alsa-info.sh.


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