Re: cdcontrol won’t play

Daniel Cervus DanieltheDeer at
Fri Jun 18 00:58:13 UTC 2021

> 在 2021年6月17日,下午11:16,Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at> 写道:
> On Thu, 17 Jun 2021 13:45:51 +0000
> Daniel Cervus <DanieltheDeer at> wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I put a CD in the driver, then I typed “cdcontrol play”. But it gave 
>    Hmm I wonder if that works at all these days. What it used to do
> last time I used it (some decades ago) was start the CD playing with the
> audio going out via a connector on the drive itself. Common practice was to
> connect this to an input on the sound card which usually showed up as 'CD'
> in mixer so to hear anything you had turn up the CD input with mixer.
>> “(cd0:ahcich1:0:0:0): MODE_SENSE(6) failed, increasing minimum CDB size
>> to 10 bytes” And nothing played. Trying again resulted nothing. The
>> volumes are both 255. Audio status is 21<void>. What’s wrong?
>    It is very possible that the drive is not wired to play audio CDs.
> -- 
> Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>

I see, is there any workaround? If not, does it need to be removed from the base system?

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