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Re: How to enable surround 5.1 output on laptop



My Sound card is Intel ICH8, so I guess this means, that my card isn't
supported. :(
Thanks for the help

Peter

2009-12-09 23:06 keltezéssel, Greg Woods írta:
> On Wed, 2009-12-09 at 22:53 +0100, Major Péter wrote:
> 
>> On my winxp, I can do, that the left jack goes to the front speakers,
>> the center jack goes to the center speaker, and the right jack goes to
>> the rear speakers and everything works great.
> 
> This is a sound driver issue (ALSA).  I have found (because I was
> actively looking) that very few sound cards that are currently sold new
> actually have surround sound support in Linux. If there is no Linux
> driver that supports it, you may be out of luck.
> 
> Go to:
> 
> http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Matrix:Main
> 
> to see if your sound card is supported. ("lspci" is your friend here for
> figuring out what kind of card your laptop has).
> 
> --Greg


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