5.1-channel sound on 8-STABLE, snd_hda

Alexander Motin mav at FreeBSD.org
Sat Jan 23 22:53:05 UTC 2010

Mikle Krutov wrote:
> So, i've already configured it for playing real 5.1 sound with real
> 5.1 sound files, but i've got no duplication of sound with stereo
> files - but i want it (they've sounded better with my rear &
> sub-speakers, even through they are not 5.1). Could i somehow set it,
> not globally, but only for some applications? What man page i should
> refer to?

AFAIK there is no such option in sound(4). May be it is possible to do
it via hacking mixing matrices, but the are hardcoded and I haven't
tried to do it.

MPlayer has own stream redirection/duplication control.

Alexander Motin

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