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    How surround from DVD?

    Anybody happen to know how to get surround sound from a Dolby surround sound DVD movie played on mplayer?

    $ mplayer -channels 6 dvd://1
    mplayer then says it is producing six audio channels, but just get the normal 2 front and subwoofer stereo. It is using the correct codec: the one for ac3. I've tried the channels filter. Incidentally it makes the speech, but not the music and FX, faint and indistinct. Omit '-channels 6' and the speach is all right. Suspect this problem is alsa's doing, not mplayer's.
    Last edited by lugoteehalt; 12-13-2008 at 10:38 AM. Reason: Mistyped.
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