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

 Don Levey wrote: 
> 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). 
> What's odd is that this did work - and I can still play sound files 
> resident on the machine, just not CD audio.  The CD is switched on in 
> the mixer, as well as any other switch that looks like it might help. 
> Within Grip, I believe I've got it set up to rip via cdparanoia. 

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