I made a few test on a freshly installed Ubuntu on the same computer and found that the sound was working perfectly including the AC3 pass-through until the installation of LIRC. Extigy,2 and set the speaker arrangement output. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. However, I gave up with the extigy. Please do not send me a PM asking for help May 5th ,

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See full activity log. The exaudio driver for OSS liinux this by the following:. Devices have to be made and linked manually, I’m losed with this driver.

I tried Exaudio but isn’t for dummies!! BTW, Cochran says on his webpage the he doesn’t use alsa and dosen’t know anything about making an Extigy work with it. Extigy [Sound Blaster Extigy], device 0: Last edited by dibl; Apr 29th at Join Date Dec Posts Despite that, the surrond sound disappeared again.

Extigy only one sound channel

I downloaded the driver for it from http: As soon as I switch on Ubuntu, the rear and center speaker stop working and I have to unplug the USB cable or switch off the computer and reset the sound-card unplug AC adapter and plug back to get surround sound back.


I still use it but dxtigy is not plugged to the computer via USB anymore. I don’t even know what kernel I have and I didn’t understand the installation instructions. Before do this, you shold remove all ALSA rpm’s. Is the IR support in the kernel enabled?

Hi Daniel, I got some strange messages after restarting pulseaudio the way you explained and playing some flac’s: So if you usually access your Extigy as hw: Only front left and front right are working. OK let’s see all the sound cards your system sees: Sign in Already have an account? Amixer reports the following: Amixer reports the following:. This bug affects 5 people.

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XD I has not installed it successfully. Now, whenever you play a video with an AC3 audio track such as a dvdthe Digital LED will light up and you get surround sound.


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[ubuntu] Sound-Blaster Extigy: No surround sound, only front left and right

Is there at least some workaround? December 20th, 4. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

You actually want to pulseaudio -k as your user, not as root. I can confirm Install Sound Blaster Extigy on Mandrake