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  1. #1
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    sound - 5 channel mode problem

    I have FC4 with a 5-channel sound card (Genius). I am also using ALSA.
    The problem is that in Volume Control Properties there is no 5-channel mode. Only 4-channel mode, so I can't hear the central speaker. How can I solve this problem? What can I do to hear all 5 speakers?

    Then, I want to have the possibility to control the volume of every speaker not only globally (It was possible in Windows). Any idea?


    class: AUDIO
    bus: PCI
    detached: 0
    driver: snd-cmipci
    desc: "C-Media Electronics Inc CM8738"
    vendorId: 13f6
    deviceId: 0111
    subVendorId: 13f6
    subDeviceId: 0111
    pciType: 1
    pcidom: 0
    pcibus: 2
    pcidev: d

  2. #2
    open alsamixer and enable the channels you want. i don't think there is a way to control the volume of every speaker.

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