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Re: Is kscd usable? (kdemultimedia 3.1 on ppc)

On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 05:52:22PM +0100, Frank Murphy wrote:
> So it turns out that this is a bug in kscd. Because NewWorld Macs don't have 
> a wire going from the CD drive to the sound card, the system has to push the 
> sound to the card itself. It seems that only xmms has a plugin to do this. 
> Most other programs (including kscd) just start the CD drive and expect the 
> audio to just end up at the soundcard.
> There's already a wishlist bug against it in KDE. I added one in Debian as 
> well.
> Frank

It's a shame that they went the cheap route and got rid of the cable,
you are probably losing several percent of your cpu power now just to
play an audio cd that would regularly require none.  As I understand it
you can play audio cds via ripping if you run noatun and use the
audiocd:/ ioslave.


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