Unable to access CDROM device to play music

Paul B Mahol onemda at gmail.com
Sat Sep 25 13:14:46 UTC 2010

On 9/25/10, Carmel <carmel_ny at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

what is mixer output?
what sound driver are you using?

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