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Old 07-26-2007, 12:26 PM   #1
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Setting 5.1 sound on debian lenny (AC'97)

Hello all, i have a Asus A8N32-Sli deluxe that comes with AC97 sound
lspci | grep audio
00:0d.0 Multimedia audio controller: nVidia Corporation CK804 AC'97 Audio Controller (rev a2)
and i want to know how i can enable my 5.1 speakers. In windows just change the speaker configurations and that works but here i don't have a clue.

I'm new to Linux and currently don't have any windows installed (to avoid temptation) jeje. Thanks in advance
Old 07-26-2007, 12:53 PM   #2
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I'm not sure if this will work or not, but it's better than nothing. Go into the volume control center thing. (Right click on the volume icon / Open Volume Control) Go into Edit / Preferences and it will have a setting of Select Which tracks are visible. Select the proper ones and adjust from there.
Old 07-26-2007, 12:57 PM   #3
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Thx for the tip but i already did that, even with alsamixer. But going to check the plugs of the board to be pretty sure, because i could enable the wrong one... never know jeje

Thx !

Nope, checked again and nothing

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