Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] digital recording of minidisc?
From: roussel jerome (roussel_AT_enst.fr)
Date: Tue Nov 26 2002 - 20:20:47 EET
Bob Cain a e'crit:
>roussel jerome wrote:
>>I am looking for a way to record my minidisc using the optical output of
>>my Minidisc Deck. My soundcard (a CMI8738 ) has got an optical input
>>so it should be easy ;-) .
>>My problem is that I don't know how to record the sound from the optical
>>input so that there is a new file created for each track an my MD.
>>I know that there is a signal to say: this is the end of the track. So
>>it should be possible to detect this sort of "End Of Track" but I don't
>>know if it must be in hardware or in software.
>>If it is possible to do this in software, do you know a software
>>recorder that records from the optical (or digital) input (with alsa)
>>and that creates a new file for each track?
>No. The track change frame information is not passed through
>sound cards in either direction. There is no out of band channel
>in sound card drivers for this information even if the card
>recognized it or could generate it.
It surprises me, because the windows driver is able to detect the copy
protection bit and can change its behaviour with some
options. Do you think it could be possible to put that in a driver for
the "End of Track"?
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