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Re: audio cd



sorry to state the bleeding obvious, but is the user in the audio group?

At 08:48 PM 12/3/02 -0800, Shawn Lamson wrote:
>Did you try to install cdcd ?  Or try running xmms from an x-term to
>see if there is any error message?  I think that /dev/cdrom should be a
>sym link to /dev/hdc and should have matching permissions and you will
>have to make it belong to the disk group too.  Here is mine:
>
>slamson@callerio:~$ l /dev/cdrom /dev/scd0
>lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     cdrom           9 Oct 15 02:40 /dev/cdrom ->
>/dev/scd0
>brw-rw----    2 root     cdrom     11,   0 Oct 11 01:20 /dev/scd0
>
>(I use scsi emulation for cdrw that is why it is scd0, not hdc)
>
>other than that, I'm sorry I don't know what else to tell you.  I would
>really try a simple cdplayer like cdplay or cdcd to see what they say
>about the situation when you run them.
>
>--- Bruce Park <bpark79@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Shawn,
>> 
>> Well, here's what I have so far.
>> <file/dir>             <group>
>> /cdrom                root
>> /dev/cdrom         root
>> /dev/hdc             disk
>> 
>> I took the liberty to add myself to group disk. In KDE control
>> center, the 
>> CD device is listed as /dev/cdrom. I can mount data cds just fine so
>> I don't 
>> think the group is so much the problem here. What else could be
>> holding me 
>> back from accessing my audio cd?
>> 
>> bp
>> 
>> >From: Shawn Lamson <madzimambo@yahoo.com>
>> >To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
>> >Subject: Re: audio cd
>> >Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 15:21:51 -0800 (PST)
>> >
>> >
>> >--- Bruce Park <bpark79@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> > > Matthew,
>> > >
>> > > Thanks for posting suggestions. I see that a lot of Debian users
>> are
>> > > very
>> > > friendly when it comes to helping out others unlike the Redhat
>> > > mailing
>> > > lists. With that being said, I think Redhat is going to ban me
>> > > because I've
>> > > been bad mouthing them eversince I installed Debian.
>> > > Anyhow, getting back to the point, I do NOT try to mount the
>> audio
>> > > cd. That
>> > > would be disastrous. My /cdrom directory is also just pointing at
>> > > /dev/cdrom. This in turn is pointing at /dev/hdc. How are your
>> groups
>> > > set up
>> > > for these files? I think that this may be the problem.
>> > >
>> > > bp
>> >
>> >You can do ls -l /dev/hdc /dev/cdrom to see what the groups are...
>> then
>> >add yourself to that group (assuming the devices have permissions on
>> >them)
>> >adduser username groupname          (done as root)
>> >then you have to log out and back in...
>> >You might also try installing a simple cd player such as cdcd and
>> try
>> >playing from there; or if using xmms start it from an x terminal
>> window
>> >so you can see error messages.
>> >HTH
>> >
>
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