Subject: Re: cdparanoia under NetBSD?
To: B. James Phillippe <>
From: Dave Huang <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/05/2002 13:22:53
On Sat, 5 Jan 2002, B. James Phillippe wrote:
> When I use cdparanoia, the only device node that I was able to get it
> working with was "/dev/rcd0c".  I understand the "rcd0" part; that is (r)aw
> (cd) device (0).  But why "c" rather than "a" or "b"?  The (hypothetical)
> example on shows this command:
> 	$ cdparanoia -g /dev/rcd0d 2 track-02.wav

Always use the "raw" partition... for just about all the ports, that's
the "c" partition (e.g. /dev/rcd0c). The i386 port is special though;
its raw partition is "d".

See "sysctl kern.rawpartition" to determine the raw partition on your
machine... the "a" partition is number 0, so on i386, it'll be 3, and on
alpha, it'll be 2.
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