Subject: Re: Making sounds? :)
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Michael Lorenz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/27/2006 21:32:33
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On Dec 27, 2006, at 20:53, Paul Goyette wrote:
> Well, I finally decided to see if I could make my NetBSD machine play
> a CD. Following through various man pages, I tried to run cdplay.
> If I simply tell it to "play" it acts like it's doing it, but nothing
> comes out of the speakers.
Is it the drive's analog output hooked up to the audio chip? If so, is
the appropriate mixer channel muted or anything? Do you get output on
the drive's headphone connector?
> If I first tell it to use "digital transfer
> mode" and then "play" it starts spewing messages on the console:
> viaide0:0:0: lost interrupt
> type: atapi tc_bcount: 11760 tc_skip: 0
> at a rate of about 1 per second; still no audio.
> Any clues?
'digital transfer mode' is simply 'rip the CD and feed the data to
/dev/audio' or something like that. Looks like ripping doesn't work as
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