Basically: why such troubles with KDE audio?
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Tue Nov 20 12:06:54 PST 2007
On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 10:55:48AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> Long-short-short, at least two Gnome-type players work:
> sound-juicer and gnome-cd. But KsCD gives no audio.
> I am logged in as root while doing this initial testing,
> after Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl>, noted that my
> mountpoints had to be chown'd to [username].
Playing music usually* has nothing to do with mountpoints. Mountpoints are only
needed when you want to use a data CD with a filesystem on it.
> I do want to use
> tools like K3B so the cc to the kde-freebsd list. But still
> wondering, even tho I can get the KDE CD play to display, and to
> act as tho it is working---the digits count, the slider moves:
> nothing from the speakers. When I bring up gnome-cd, I have
> Suggestions from KDE-land, please?
I'm not a KDE user, but check which audio device or output plugin the
KDE player is trying to use. If the display works (displays artist and
track info etc.) it is usually a sign that the data is being read OK. So
I would ssupect the output in this case.
* I seem to recall at least one pseudo filesystem driver for Linux that
represented an audio CD as a bunch of WAV files.
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