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Re: Can't play audio CD's



On Thu, 03 Jun 2004 19:39:22 +0100
James Hosken <james@jamesho.co.uk> wrote:

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> I've just got my sound card working by installing the 2.6.6 kernel.
> I've been using xmms to play some mp3s. But I can't play and audio
> CD's.
> 
> I understand that you don't need to mount the CD to play it. But I
> can't work out what I need to do to play the CD.
> 
> I've googled and looked over at xmms.org but I couldn't find any to
> tell me what to do.
> 
> I've got a DVD and a CD-RW setup as
> lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root            3 Nov 26  2003 cdrom1 -> hdc
> lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root            4 Feb 12 21:34 cdrom2 -> scd0
> 
> I'm a member of the following grups
> james cdrom audio www-data src
> 
> 
> In the Xmms Preferances, I've gone to CD Player Audio Config and set
> the first device as /dev/cdrom1
> and the directory as /mnt/dvd
> 
> On checking the drive I get the error
> 
> "Failed to open device /dev/cdrom1
> Error: Permission denied
> Directory /mnt/dvd OK."
> 
> Please could some one tell me what I need to do to get this working.
> Regards
> James
>

Is there a link/directory to /mnt/dvd? 

My sarge/testing system points to /cdrom & /cdrom1

Look at your above statement and see what I mean.

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