View Full Version : [ubuntu] Ac97 5.1 not working -need help on configuration

December 28th, 2009, 05:50 PM

Recently i installed u 9.1. The system has

**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: ICH5 [Intel ICH5], device 0: Intel ICH [Intel ICH5]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: ICH5 [Intel ICH5], device 4: Intel ICH - IEC958 [Intel ICH5 - IEC958]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0

Sound card . i previously was using winxp and vista. the device wass perfectly working fine. i m able to use only the front speakers. i want 5.1 working in my system wht to do?.
More details :-
1. Realtek software used to take care of the sound card configuration in windows.
2. There are three out put jack. i have the option to use one for mic or has a speaker in windows.
3. when i set the sound preferences to 5.1 to get a hissing sound. That's Disturbing.

I tried using different forums but was not able to sort out the matter.

For your info... i am new to linux . i am just learning to use the command prompt (terminal)