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Old 10-09-2003, 04:46 PM   #1
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Playing audio cd's

how do i play audio cd's?

when i put it in my drive, i open up cd player in gnome and i get a drive error

how do i get it to work?
Old 10-09-2003, 04:56 PM   #2
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you could

You could try to su to root

chmod 666 /dev/cdrom
chmod 666 /mnt/cdrom

worked for me. Hope I was a help.
Old 10-09-2003, 05:43 PM   #3
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you also need to give your user proper permissions to access .......
/dev/mixer and /dev/dsp
Old 10-10-2003, 05:02 PM   #4
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alright cool thx, it worked

i did a chmod 644 actually to give read but not write access to the device, then i updated my fstab to allow users to mount (changed owners to users)


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