Subject: Re: Making sounds? :)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Lorenz <email@example.com>
Date: 12/27/2006 22:15:41
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On Dec 27, 2006, at 22:07, Paul Goyette wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Dec 2006, Michael Lorenz wrote:
>> '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
>> intended here.
> Yeah, well it doesn't work whether I use "digital" or not. The only
> difference is whether or not I get those nasty missed interrupts! :)
So /do/ you get sound on the headphone output and /is/ the drive hooked
up to the audio chip?
Digital and analog mode are completely different things here, in analog
mode the drive acts as a CD player providing an analog audio signal at
the headphone output and at its analog output on the drive's back. If
there's nothing connected here you won't hear anything. In digital mode
those outputs aren't used and cdplay tries to read data directly from
the disk, that's why those errors only appear in digital mode.
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