Re: Can't play audio CDs
Subject: Can't play audio CDs
Date: Thu, Jul 12, 2001 at 10:26:58AM -0400
In reply to:Nathan Weston
Quoting Nathan Weston(email@example.com):
> I have an ATAPI CD-ROM drive (actually a Creative Dxr2 DVD drive), which I
> can't get to play audio CDs under debian.
> I am new to debian, but have a fair amount of experience wi/ Redhat. I am
> currently migrating my system from redhat to debian, dual-booting so I can
> keep the useable rh system around until I get everything working under debian.
> Playing of audio cds works fine under redhat (using kscd), but under debian
> (unstable, with either the 2.2 idepci kernel or a custom 2.4.5 kernel), I get
> no sound.
> My drive is showing up as /dev/hdc. kscd tries to use /dev/cdrom, and when I
> change that in the configuration, it crashes. grip will use /dev/hdc, and
> gets a track listing, but when it plays there is no sound.
> Under redhat my drive showed up as /dev/cdrom. I'm not sure if this is
> Since I don't own a cd player, I can't switch over to debian until I get this
> working. Any suggestions?
ln -s /dev/hdc /dev/cdrom
/dev/hdc /cdrom iso9660 defaults,ro,user,auto 0 0
Then mkdir /cdrom to put a cdrom dir in / Thay way you can just do
mount /cdrom, when you need to.
That should cover all the bases.
Hit any user to continue.