Subject: Re: Audio cd 'digital audio extraction' on NetBSD?
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/10/2005 17:34:24
On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 05:11:56PM +0100, Hauke Fath wrote:
> gxine tells me the proper plugin is missing. xmms has an option in 
> the cd audio player configuration panel but it's greyed out, and 
> during the build there are warnings that there is no support for 
> digital audio access on NetBSD. FreeBSD has an xmms-cdread package 
> but NetBSD and FreeBSD appear not to be compatible on that level. The 
> various cd player toys that come with Gnome and KDE just fail with 
> various unhelpful error messages (...SO like windows...) and usually 
> lack a way of configuring a device for the cdrom (what does e.g. 
> totem want to see as /dev/pg1500?).

Check the permission of your CD-ROM device. For some reason I haven't
found yet, e.g. cdparanoia needs write access.