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Old 08-02-2005, 11:34 PM   #1
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can play cds

I can't manage to play cds. I can read data cds and all but can't play audio ones. I am running a 2.6 kernel and using udev. Here are the permissions that I can find concerning cdroms
in /etc/udev/permissions.d/50-udev.permissions
running gentoo. I get this message when I try to play as user
bane@mymachine ~ $ dcd 0
CDROMREADTOCENTRY[4] failed: Invalid argument
and this is the output of groups
bane@mymachine ~ $ groups
wheel audio cdrom video users
Old 08-03-2005, 01:43 PM   #2
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What distribution, desktop environment and cd player application are you using?
Old 08-04-2005, 04:47 AM   #3
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Well seeing as you are a gentoo user I am sure you would have already come across this but here goes. Do you have an audio cable going from your CD drive to your soundcard/motherboard? Because some audio playing software plays through that cable rather than through the IDE. XMMS plays through IDE I think. Sorry if this post is no help.


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