On Mon, 28 Oct 2002 the mental interface of Christian Mascher told: > John Keniry wrote: > > Some versions of Windows play the CD by reading the data through > > the IDE channel, rather than using the soundcard->CDrom cable. I > > don't know whether this is true of Win98 but you could check the > > cable is connected. > > Interesting. You did make me open my computer to have a look, as I > wasn't that sure myself ;-) > > The cable is connected though. > > > Elimar Riesebieter <email@example.com> suggested: > > Make sure you're member of groups audio and cdrom. > > OK, I added these to my personal account in /etc/group. Still, I > was trying cd-playing as root all the time (not very good, I > know), but then I suppose group membership should not be an issue. > If it works with root and not for J. Doe User, then I knew its a > permissions problem ... Seems not to be that alone. Although, as > non-root user I _do_ get "permission denied" for /dev/hdd (which > is my CDROM). How can I fix that? I am in the cdrom group, which > owners ought to have /dev/hdd (/dev/cdrom is a symlink to it)? > > > Stephen Gran <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote > > > Make sure you're member of groups audio and cdrom. > > > I believe he is, as he can hear some sounds, and can cat to > > /dev/dsp. It sounds like your mixer settings are too low, if > > everything is really quiet. Try `apt-cache search mixer` to see > > a list of available mixers, so you can raise and lower volume > > settings. I use aumixer, but YMMV. $ ls -al /dev/cdrom lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 Oct 25 19:05 /dev/cdrom -> scd0 brw-rw---- 1 root cdrom 11, 0 Nov 4 2001 /dev/scd0 ^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^ Your cdrom dev must be set like the above permissions. /dev/cdrom = /dev /hd? by useing ide. I am using ide-scsi emulation. That's why it is pointed to /dev/scd0 > > I wasn't, but I was root then (see above). I actually installed > aumixer already. Could there be a conflict with another mixer > around (from the base install)? No! > I'm still clueless. Could be that I mucked up my devices during > the install (I had to do MAKEDEV once). And I don't understand the > logic behind the audio and cdrom groups. Can't I just put option > user in fstab for /cdrom? And what is audio group for? see above ;-) Ciao Elimar -- Do you smell something burning or ist it me?
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