Annotation of wikisrc/tutorials/how_to_use_5.1_surround_sound_with_netbsd.mdwn, revision 1.2

1.2     ! schmonz     1: **Contents**
        !             2: 
        !             3: [[!toc levels=3]]
        !             4: 
        !             5: #  System Requirements 
        !             6: 
        !             7:   * You will need a 5.1 Capable soundcard. 
        !             8:   * [NetBSD/i386](Hardware/i386) or [NetBSD/amd64](Hardware/amd64) 2.0 or higher 
        !             9:   * mplayer or xine software from pkgsrc. 
        !            10: 
        !            11: #  Configuration 
        !            12: 
        !            13: The soundcard should have been automatically configured by the kernel. The audiolayer is configured by 
        !            14: 
        !            15:   * [audioctl(1)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?audioctl+1+NetBSD-current)
        !            16:   * [mixerctl(1)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?mixerctl+1+NetBSD-current)
        !            17:   
        !            18: ##  Syntax 
        !            19: 
        !            20: The syntax of audioctl and mixerctl are the same. 
        !            21:     
        !            22:     % mixerctl
        !            23:     mixerctl [-d file] [-v] [-n] name ...
        !            24:     mixerctl [-d file] [-v] [-n] -w name=value ...
        !            25:     mixerctl [-d file] [-v] [-n] -a
        !            26:     %
        !            27:     
        !            28: 
        !            29: ##  Avaible command-line arguments 
        !            30: 
        !            31: ##  audioctl 
        !            32:     
        !            33:     % audioctl -a
        !            34:     name=VIA VT8233/8235
        !            35:     version=0x50
        !            36:     config=auvia encodings=ulinear:8,mulaw:8*,alaw:8*,slinear:8*,slinear_le:16,ulinear_le:16*,slinear_be:16*,ulinear_be:16* 
        !            37:     properties=full_duplex,mmap,independent
        !            38:     full_duplex=0
        !            39:     fullduplex=0
        !            40:     blocksize=16384
        !            41:     hiwat=4
        !            42:     lowat=3
        !            43:     monitor_gain=0
        !            44:     mode=play
        !            45:     play.rate=48000
        !            46:     play.channels=4
        !            47:     play.precision=16
        !            48:     play.encoding=slinear_le
        !            49:     play.gain=191
        !            50:     play.balance=32
        !            51:     play.port=0x0
        !            52:     play.avail_ports=0x0
        !            53:     play.seek=49152
        !            54:     play.samples=254935040
        !            55:     play.eof=3509
        !            56:     play.pause=0
        !            57:     play.error=1
        !            58:     play.waiting=0
        !            59:     play.open=1
        !            60:     play.active=1
        !            61:     play.buffer_size=65536
        !            62:     record.rate=48000
        !            63:     record.channels=2
        !            64:     record.precision=16
        !            65:     record.encoding=slinear_le
        !            66:     record.gain=0
        !            67:     record.balance=32
        !            68:     record.port=0x1
        !            69:     record.avail_ports=0x7
        !            70:     record.seek=0
        !            71:     record.samples=0
        !            72:     record.eof=0
        !            73:     record.pause=0
        !            74:     record.error=0
        !            75:     record.waiting=0
        !            76:     record.open=0
        !            77:     record.active=0
        !            78:     record.buffer_size=65536
        !            79:     record.errors=0
        !            80:     %
        !            81:     
        !            82: 
        !            83: ##  mixerctl
        !            84:     
        !            85:     % mixerctl -a
        !            86:     outputs.master=191,191
        !            87:     outputs.master.mute=off
        !            88:     outputs.mono=255
        !            89:     outputs.mono.mute=on
        !            90:     outputs.mono.source=mixerout
        !            91:     outputs.surround=255,255
        !            92:     outputs.surround.mute=off
        !            93:     outputs.surround.lineinjack=on
        !            94:     outputs.surround.mixtofront=on
        !            95:     outputs.center=127
        !            96:     outputs.center.mute=off
        !            97:     outputs.center.micjack=on
        !            98:     outputs.center.mixtofront=on
        !            99:     outputs.lfe=127
        !           100:     outputs.lfe.mute=off
        !           101:     outputs.lfe.micjack=on
        !           102:     outputs.lfe.mixtofront=on
        !           103:     inputs.speaker=255
        !           104:     inputs.speaker.mute=off
        !           105:     inputs.phone=191
        !           106:     inputs.phone.mute=on
        !           107:     inputs.mic=191
        !           108:     inputs.mic.mute=on
        !           109:     inputs.mic.preamp=off
        !           110:     inputs.mic.source=mic0
        !           111:     inputs.line=191,191
        !           112:     inputs.line.mute=off
        !           113:     inputs.cd=191,191
        !           114:     inputs.cd.mute=off
        !           115:     inputs.video=191,191
        !           116:     inputs.video.mute=off
        !           117:     inputs.aux=191,191
        !           118:     inputs.aux.mute=off
        !           119:     inputs.dac=151,151
        !           120:     inputs.dac.mute=off
        !           121:     record.source=mic
        !           122:     record.volume=0,0
        !           123:     record.volume.mute=off
        !           124:     outputs.spatial=off
        !           125:     outputs.spatial.center=0
        !           126:     outputs.spatial.depth=0
        !           127:     %
        !           128:     
        !           129: 
        !           130: ##  Required adjustments
        !           131: 
        !           132: ##  Dolby Digital 4.1
        !           133:     
        !           134:     % audioctl -w play.channels=4
        !           135:     % mixerctl -w outputs.master=200,200
        !           136:     % mixerctl -w outputs.surround.lineinjack=on
        !           137:     % mixerctl -w outputs.surround.mixtofront=on
        !           138:     % mixerctl -w outputs.surround=200,200
        !           139:     
        !           140: 
        !           141: You should put this into your /etc/rc.conf 
        !           142: 
        !           143: ##  Dolby Digital 5.1
        !           144:     
        !           145:     % audioctl -w play.channels=6
        !           146:     % mixerctl -w outputs.master=200,200 
        !           147:     % mixerctl -w outputs.surround.lineinjack=on
        !           148:     % mixerctl -w outputs.surround.mixtofront=on
        !           149:     % mixerctl -w outputs.surround=200,200
        !           150:     % mixerctl -w outputs.center=200
        !           151:     % mixerctl -w outputs.center.micjack=on
        !           152:     % mixerctl -w outputs.center.mixtofront=on
        !           153:     % mixerctl -w outputs.lfe=200
        !           154:     % mixerctl -w outputs.lfe.micjack=on
        !           155:     % mixerctl -w outputs.lfe.mixtofront=on
        !           156:     
        !           157: 
        !           158: You should put this also into your /etc/rc.conf 
        !           159: 
        !           160: #  Supported Players
        !           161: 
        !           162: ##  Mplayer
        !           163: 
        !           164: Currently mplayer has the best surround sound support. For 4.1 run 
        !           165:     
        !           166:     mplayer -channels 4
        !           167:     
        !           168: 
        !           169: and for 5.1 
        !           170:     
        !           171:     mplayer -channels 6
        !           172:     
        !           173: 
        !           174: ##  Xine
        !           175: 
        !           176: Unfortunately **mplayer** isn't able to handle DTS recorded DVD's. The required libdts (renamed due license restrictions to libdca) is not within the Packages Collection and if you believe several mailinglists it runs currently only on linux. But **xine** with the sun soundriver works fine. At first you have to make some adjustments, because the sound on DTS-DVD's is sampled at 24000 Hz and not 48000 Hz as a normal stereo DVD's. 
        !           177:     
        !           178:     $ mixerctl -w outputs.surround.lineinjack=on
        !           179:     $ mixerctl -w outputs.surround.mixtofront=on
        !           180:     $ mixerctl -w outputs.master=200,200
        !           181:     $ mixerctl -w outputs.surround=200,200
        !           182:     $ audioctl -w play.channels=4
        !           183:     $ audioctl -w play.rate=24000
        !           184:     
        !           185: 
        !           186: --[[Mc]] 14:38, 21 February 2006 (CET) 
        !           187: 
        !           188: #  Additional Information 
        !           189: 
        !           190:   * [audioctl(1)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?audioctl+1+NetBSD-current) Manpage 
        !           191:   * [mixerctl(1)](http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?mixerctl+1+NetBSD-current) Manpage 
        !           192: 

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