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Old 01-16-2005, 03:48 PM   #1
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ALSA Sound Blaster Live! (emu10k1) surround 5.1

I have 5.1 speakers connected to a Sound Blaster Live! 5.1
My problem is that mi rear rigth speaker doesn't sound, and my rear left one sounds as both them.

How can I configure it to sound correctly?

How can i try 5.1 sound?

I use Debian with 2.6.10 kernel and ALSA emu10k1 module
Old 01-16-2005, 09:24 PM   #2
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I'm not sure, have you checked the ALSA web site?
Old 01-17-2005, 05:30 AM   #3
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type alsamixer in console, it will launch a sort of gui of the mixer. Often the center and surround volume is set to 0, try to increase.

Old 01-17-2005, 07:27 AM   #4
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Yes, i have seen ALSA website.

And yes, i have been playing with different mixers.

With surround, if i balance to rigth, it sounds in rear left, and the same if i balance to left, so my rear rigth speaker never sounds.

The other controls i think that works well.

And i dont know any program to try if 5.1 is working. In doom3, if i select this option in configuration, it says that there isnt surround system.

I dont know what can I do.
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Follow the instructions there for Doom3 sound setup. You can only change the sound fromt he command line in Doom3 not from the gui.


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