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Re: Can't play audio CD's on G4 (woody)

On Mit, 2003-04-30 at 01:11, Clive Menzies wrote:
> Since recompiling again (2.4.18 SMP) I seem to have progress of sorts.  
> When starting KDE 3.1.1 I get the following errors:
> New: "Error whilst initialising the sound driver"
>       SNDCTL_DSP_SETFMT failed - invalid argument
> (before it said /dev/dsp didn't exist)

The KDE sound server may be misconfigured (to use a format the dmasound
driver doesn't support) or broken.

> kscd gives "CD ROM read or access error or no audio disc in drive"
>   ... ensure permissions are correct etc....
> (but I can access data CD's)
> XMMS will show WAV file titles in its display which is new but
> still won't play them (even without sound as far as I can tell)

If you're already trying to use xmms-cdread, you may have to set up SCSI
emulation for the CD ROM.

Earthling Michel Dänzer   \  Debian (powerpc), XFree86 and DRI developer
Software libre enthusiast  \     http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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