[MPlayer-users] ALSA (0.9.1) + mplayer (0.90rc4) + Audigy2 + channels & surround problem

gabor gabor at z10n.net
Fri Mar 14 21:29:32 CET 2003

On Fri, 2003-03-14 at 12:15, Zdenek Pizl wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hallo all,
>  finally I got my Audigy 2 soundcard and Genius SW HomeTheatre 5.1 repro. 
> I've installed ALSA emu10k1 - the system sound worked. Then I tried to play a 
> movie and noticed the sound isn't going from all speakers but only from rear 
> and center+subwoofer ones. The front left/right is quiet.
>  I know about mplayer options -channels 6 and/or -ao alsa9:surround51 but all 
> these result into NOSOUND :(
>  Is it possible to made mplayer to use 5.1 reprosystem even when the movie has 
> only 2 channels? I think so, but I cannot managed it ...

i haven't been able to do that. -channels6 only works with movies with 6
audio channels.. tried many many many times :(

> BTW - where can I get all options and suboptions of mplayer. 'cause i.e. 
> alsa9:surround51 isn't described in neither man nor htdocs (or didn't I find 
> it?)

did you try oss?

> Thanks in advance
> 					Z.P.

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