can audio CDs be played with ATA_CAM ?

Craig Rodrigues rodrigc at
Wed Oct 26 01:56:57 UTC 2011

On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 3:15 AM, Claude Buisson <clbuisson at> wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.


Would vlc have worked if, while ATA_CAM was enabled,
there was a symlink so that /dev/acd0 -> cd0 ?
Craig Rodrigues
rodrigc at

More information about the freebsd-stable mailing list