[alsa-devel] ALSA, GStreamer and surround

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Thu Mar 29 12:52:12 CEST 2007

At Wed, 28 Mar 2007 17:52:21 +0200,
Christian F.K. Schaller wrote:
> Hi,
> We are still having issues resolving how to deal with Surround sound and
> ALSA in GStreamer. If anyone knowledgeable about ALSA would be willing
> to comment on this bug:
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=410403
> We would much appreciate it.

Not sure what actually the code is doing, but does simply aplay work
on that system?

	% aplay -D surround51:0 foo.wav


	% aplay -D plug:surround51:0 foo.wav

The 5.1 output is sensible to devices, so it's helpful to know what
hardware is used, too.


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