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Re: audio cd / cdrom drive in ti-book

On Sun, 25 Aug 2002 17:00:56 +1000, Toby Sargeant
<tobias.sargeant@bigpond.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 24, 2002 at 05:02:33AM +0200, malte wrote:
> > Joss...you're a wonderful person! =)
> > that was it...i think its the oddest thing.
> > but pointing #open file# right at /dev/scd0 did the
> > trick. dont know why...but i hear audio cd from my tibook this second
> The difference here is that xmms is reading CDDA off the disc, and
> playing it as an audio sample. Playing the audio cd directly does
> not work, and this is (as far as I'm aware) a limitation of the sound
> driver.

It's the hardware.

Unlike in a desktop, which usually has a thin cable running through the
EMF-noise-filled environment of the inside of your case from the
CD-ROM to the sound card, the T/iBooks don't have a direct audio

|David M. Cooke                 http://arbutus.physics.mcmaster.ca/cookedm/

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