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Old 10-29-2003, 01:53 PM   #1
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how do i enable 4CH sound with cm8738 with ALSA on slack9.1

hey all! slack installed and got my sound working flawlessly, but it's only 2 channels. i tried googling around but couldn't find a quick solution on how to configure alsa to do 4 channels. any ppl out there that know how to configure alsa for 4 channels?

Old 10-29-2003, 03:57 PM   #2
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It looks like the Alsa module doesn't support those options. The cmpci module from the kernel works fine and takes an option for how many speakers you have (2-6 I believe).

Old 10-29-2003, 05:10 PM   #3
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i somehow got it to work...not quite sure how lol.

i used gnome-alsamixer and checked the 4 channel mode and it worked! it was weird cuz the console alsamixer didn't do it's weird the gui counterpart worked.

thanks anyways


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