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Re: Laptop CD player, audio CDs, no sound (Fedora 8)

 Dan Ritter wrote: 
> The two ways an optical drive can send audio off of a disk are: 
> 1. Use the equivalent of cdparanoia to read the data off, do 
> error-correction and play through the DSP hardware 
> 2. Command a CD DAC on the drive to emit music through an analog 
> connection to the machine's mixer. 
> If your usual method was (2), then a broken wire on the analog 
> connection is the likely cause. OR, perhaps the mixer input is 
> muted or turned to zero. 
> Try xmms, turning on digital audio extraction (CD-audio plugin 
> options). 

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