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Old 09-08-2003, 08:33 AM   #1
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Creating Audio CD with Gnometoaster


I have Redhat 8.0 and I have a SAMSUNG cd-writer using it with GnomeToaster.Yesterday I tried to create an Audio CD from my mp3 collection....The GnomeToaster needed the mpg123 plugin which I downloaded and installed.

Fine.Then I started the writing process of the Audio compilation...the writing finished and I the tested the cd and I got no sound.

The cd is an AUdio cd but there's no sound....

I thought the problem might be that I am using a module (cs4232) for the crystal Audio card.

Please Help.

Old 09-08-2003, 10:11 AM   #2
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Your profile says Red Hat 9.0, your post states Red Hat 8.0

Red Hat doesn't support mp3 out of the box.

Can you get it to work using the command line?

# CD burning info
Is it configured and what is the device? Command this to find out:
cdrecord -scanbus
Adding an IDE CD-Writer to Linux
CD Writing HOWTO
Burning CDs on Linux
# Burn an ISO to disk
cdrecord -v speed=<burning speed> dev=<your device> /path/to/foo.iso
# Burn from disk to disk
cdrecord -v dev=<your device> speed=<burning speed> -isosize /dev/cdrom
# Generate an ISO from a directory.
mkisofs -Jr -o foo.iso /path/to/directory
mkisofs -vrTJUV "Label" -o foo.iso /path/to/directory
# Generate an ISO from a CD
dd if=/dev/cdrom of=foo.iso
Linux MP3 CD Burning mini-HOWTO
# Convert mp3 to wav with lame
for i in *.mp3; do lame --decode $i `basename $i .mp3`.wav; done
# Burn a CD from wav files
cdrecord -v -audio -pad speed=<burning speed> dev=<your device> /path/to/*.wav
# Erase a CDRW
cdrecord -v dev=<your device> speed=<burning speed> blank=fast

# Red Hat links
Red Hat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
Red Hat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Red Hat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Red Hat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
Configure X server:
Configure network:
Manage software:
Red Hat 9.0 Package Management Tool
Manage users

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
Linux NTFS project
Old 09-10-2003, 04:13 AM   #3
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I have an mp3 econder---lame ,bladeenc and mpg123.
I have configured it and its a device 0,0,0 and I have burned couple of ISOs wit it already using cdrecord on terminal and using Gnometoaster.The thing I can,t make audio cd work ...GnomeToaster requires the mpg123 plugin for making audio cds and I have have it..AND I am able to then burn the audio cd but when it comes out there is no sound.


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