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Old 03-06-2007, 04:47 PM   #1
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Problem with alsa and 5.1 sound.

I tried many times to make my new sound card work. It works only on 2 channels over SPDIF. My sound card is Chaintech AV-710.

Don't know what to do next I an out of ideas. I am not an alsa expert.

speaker-test -Dplug:spdif -c6
plays only front left and front right.


Last edited by kmokrzcyki; 03-06-2007 at 04:59 PM.
Old 03-07-2007, 01:35 PM   #2
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I'm using gnome-volume-control, within you have to open preferences to check there 3d controll switch and then go to the second tab and enable it.


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