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Re: cannot read music CD with Fedora 10



On Monday 15 December 2008 03:27:14 am Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Monday 15 December 2008 01:47:20 Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> > Kevin Kempter wrote:
> > > Hi All;
> > >
> > > I'm running Fedora 10 (64bit) on a Dell laptop.  I cannot read music
> > > CD's the system doesn't even recognize that I've inserted a CD, here's
> > > my dmesg output (below).
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance.
> >
> > Are you trying to read a music CD like a data CD? If so, it is not
> > going to work. If you want save the music tracks to the hard drive,
> > you need a ripping program. (Grip is one.)
> >
> > If you are trying to play music CDs, then it depends on how you want
> > to do it. Linux supports playing both analog and digital streams.
> > Analog only supported if you have the audio cable between CD drive
> > and the sound card. Depending on the program you are using you may
> > need to download the digital CD plugin and/or select it to use the
> > digital stream.
>
> Hasn't there been some issue about not being able to play CDs digitally? 
> I'm sure it was in either Errata or Release Notes, but can't remember
> whether it was Fedora ones or Mandriva ones.
>
> Sorry, memory is not working well today, but this might spark someone
> else's memory instead :-)
>
> Anne

I can neither 'copy' the tracks to my HD or play the music CD. However if I 
log into gnome I can do both.  


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