On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 12:47:33AM -0500, Michael D. Crawford wrote: > I can't play audio CDs on my Mac 8500. It's running debian for PowerPC, > but I don't know if it's a problem with the powerpc port. > > I have /dev/cdrom linked to /dev/scd0 (first SCSI CD drive). The > permissions for /dev/scd0 are rw-rw-rw-. note that to play a music cd, permissions of the device do not affect this. you also do not mount a music cd to play it. > > I have esound installed. I've tried this with and without esd actually > running. Some programs (like Mozilla :-/) won't work if esd is running. I > know that sound works because I can use mpg123 and xmms to play MP3s. > > I've tried workbone, grip and the Gnome CD player applet. What error messages do they give? (list them) > > Workbone just prints its help message and exits. > > Grip will display the list of tracks and their times, but then the UI will > become unresponsive. I have to kill the process to make it quit. > This would suggest that the cd is recognized but there is someother problem like the sound volume and or the sound module. > The Gnome CD player applet will start showing elapsed time when I click the > play button, but I don't get any sound. > what are you using for a sound mixer ( I use aumix which is a console mixer on my i386) what if any messages apprear in /var/log/messages referring to a) your cdrom b) while using any apps (from above). what soundcard driver? HTH -K
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