Sound problems Hoary

Qel ulist at
Fri Jun 17 14:25:32 UTC 2005

anish Wrote: 
> Hi everyone, first post!


> I also have an SiS7012 sound card, and I can't get 5.1 surround sound
> to work for my mp3s in ubuntu, or any other distro for that matter. Do
> I need to enable an ALSA driver? I selected "alsa" in
> gstreamer-properties like cacao74 suggested, but nothing. I tried
> playing my mp3s with 'totem movie player' which supposedly supports
> 4.0, 5.1 etc surround sound; but nothing! Maybe I need some sort of
> special plugin for xmms (or other such player) for it to work?


> This surround sound issue is the *only* thing keeping me from fully
> ditching Windows (I need a lot of bass to enjoy music ). I'm trying my
> very best to prepare myself so that I can get through 5 years of dental
> school using minimal Windows, and can thereafter ditch Windows forever.
> Please help me in my quest!


> Anish

i've got the same issue, and this is the same reason why im not leaving
windows forever, please could someone help us? my mobo is a gigabyte
GA-7VT600-L and via ac97, im get into the volume controls and set the
switches "line-in as sorround" and "mic as center-LFE" but nothing


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