can audio CDs be played with ATA_CAM ?

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Tue Oct 25 10:52:18 UTC 2011

On 25/10/2011, at 20:45, Claude Buisson wrote:
> When upgrading a system to 8.2-STABLE, I switched my kernel from atapicam to
> ATA_CAM, and found that vlc could not play audio CDs anymore. Reverting to
> atapicam (and reverting from cdN to acdN of course), vlc was OK again.
> It seems that I am not the only one having this kind of problem, as I found (for
> example) this message on questions@ (for releng9):
> Is this a known problem ? Is somebody working on it ?

Have you tried pointing VLC at /dev/cd0 when using ATA_CAM?

It may be trying old style ATA ioctls based on the device name.

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