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Is the audio cable inside the case plugged in? This is usually a thin grey cable with a flat plug on either end, one end of which goes into the back of the CD drive, and the other end of which goes into your soundcard (or motherboard for onboard sound).
Have you tried it with different CDs? Some CDs have something very annoying called Copy Control, which often stops them being played on computers (although a good ripping program can still rip them).
CD-ROM read or access error (or no audio disc in drive).
Please make sure you have access permissions to:
Which it why I think I'm being thick.
If I look under /dev I can find /cdrom1 and /cdrom2 both show as links to block device scd1 and scd0 respectively. There is no indication of just /dev/cdrom - hence nothing to make symlinks to or from.
I've tried telling KsCD to look at /dev/scd1 and 0 but get the same error.
I suspect that whatever it is that I'm doing wrong is right in front of my face. I just can't see what it is!
p.s. Oh and as far as the play protection thing, Clares (my partner) "Pink" CD is produced by Sony BMG so it's possible, but the 2 others I tried aren't so ?......
Which is whats confusing me lots. My system doesn't have a file etc for /dev/cdrom only /dev/cdrom1 and /dev/cdrom2 they in turn, appear to be links to /dev/scd1 and /dev/scd0, the permissions for which, are like this
Not sure if this question will help much, but is this some kind of external CD drive? I ask since it shows up as an /dev/scdX device, whereas I think most internal ones will appear as /dev/hdX (or occasionally /dev/sdX if you have a SATA drive).