Unable to access CDROM device to play music

Carmel carmel_ny at hotmail.com
Sat Sep 25 12:21:28 UTC 2010

I am using FreeBSD 8.1 / amd64 with Platform Version 4.5.1 (KDE 4.5.1)
if that matters.Before updating my system to FreeBSD 8.1 / amd64, I had
the 7.3 /32 bit version installed. I completely erased the HD prior to
installed the newer version so as to eliminate any accumulated garbage
that might be hanging around. Previously, I was able to play CD Audio
files without any problem. The "cdcontrol" program worked fine and I
was able to play music files while using KDE using its audio player.

I now find that I can no-longer achieve that goal. When I place an audio
CD into the PC, this error message is displayed: (It will probably wrap)

Unable to mount Audio Disc
DBus error org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Message did not receive a reply (timeout by message bus)

This is from the system log: (Sorry, but it will probably line wrap)

Sep 25 07:51:22 cyborg kernel: acd0: FAILURE - READ_BIG ILLEGAL REQUEST asc=0x64 ascq=0x00 
Sep 25 07:51:22 cyborg kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): READ(10). CDB: 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 
Sep 25 07:51:22 cyborg kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): CAM status: SCSI Status Error
Sep 25 07:51:22 cyborg kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): SCSI status: Check Condition
Sep 25 07:51:22 cyborg kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): SCSI sense: ILLEGAL REQUEST asc:64,0 (Illegal mode for this track)
Sep 25 07:51:22 cyborg kernel: (cd0:ata1:0:0:0): cddone: got error 0x6 back

I am at a loss here. I don't believe I made any radical changes from
the configuration I was using in my older FreeBSD installation.

I might add that MPlayer cannot see the drive either; although, it use
to work fine. This problem exists whether KDE is running or not. The
"cdcontrol" player will open and close the door on the device; however,
no sound is emitted. Normal 'notification' sounds are emitted so I know
the speakers, etc. are working correctly. The KDE start-up
notifications works just fine.

Carmel ✌
carmel_ny at hotmail.com

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