can audio CDs be played with ATA_CAM ?
clbuisson at orange.fr
Wed Oct 26 08:33:16 UTC 2011
On 10/26/2011 03:28, Craig Rodrigues wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 3:15 AM, Claude Buisson<clbuisson at orange.fr> 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.
> Would vlc have worked if, while ATA_CAM was enabled,
> there was a symlink so that /dev/acd0 -> cd0 ?
Just to be sure, I just made the test, and the answer is: NO
I have already written that vlc writes a susccession of messages
[0x2caf2a3c] cdda access error: Could not set block size
[0x2caf2a3c] cdda access error: cannot read sector nnnnn
incrementing each time the sector number.
So I infer that vlc cannot set the correct (audio specific) sector size for the
Thanks for your attention.
P.S. As I can see reading GENERIC, ATA_CAM will be the default for 9.X so there
is a risk of complaints from FreeBSD workstation users (who cares ?) after the
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