Bill Davidsen wrote: > No, on the machine with vlc PA works fine for two channel output, with > vlc, xine, mplayer, mpg321, audacity, etc. I was making the point that > removing PA has not been required on that machine. If PA has a menu to > enable 4ch, 5.1ch, etc I've never found it, but just two channels work > fine (not as loud as they should be but I've only got the five basic > mixers and volume controls installed). > From the FAQ: Many people have a surround card, but have speakers for just two channels, so PulseAudio can't really default to a surround setup. To enable all the channels, edit /etc/pulse/daemon.conf: uncomment the default-sample-channels line (i.e. remove the semicolon from the beginning of the line) and set the value to 6 if you have a 5.1 setup, or 8 if you have 7.1 setup etc. After doing the edit, restart pulseaudio. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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