audio cd problems

Evan Dower evantd at
Tue Jan 13 15:08:16 PST 2004

When everything is working properly cdcontrol causes the activity LED to 
flash. When the CD is not recognized, cdcontrol does not cause the activity 
LED to flash. Either way, upon inserting a CD, the activity LED goes on for 
a while, and I can hear it spin up. WOuld a boot -v dmesg be helpful?

Evan Dower
Undergraduate, Computer Science
University of Washington
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>From: sos at
>Your drive cant read the TOC off the media, causing things to stall as it
>wont respond to requests for disk access until it has decided whats in
>there. Does the activity LED flash on the drive ? does it make seek noise ?
>                      Yes I know it works under windows!!

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