Re: [linux-audio-user] My CD Player/Burner stopped working

From: pirrone <pirrone@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Tue Jul 19 2005 - 20:32:24 EEST

Mike Jewell wrote:

>I have a Sony CD ROM in my Linux box. It has worked fine from the
>beginning but around the time I recently moved from Fedora Core 1 to
>Core 3 (Planet CCRMA), it stopped working for burning (using xcdroast)
>and playing through my Delta 1010LT sound card. The timing could be a
>coincidence but I suspect the setup got messed up somehow in the
>transition. If I put a audio CD in it, the sound comes out fine if I
>plug my headphones into the built-in (to the player) headphone jack but
>no sound comes through my sound card.
>My sound card is working fine for other apps like Audacity, Ardour,
>aplay, etc.
>Can someone help me figure out what might have gone wrong?
>Thanks in advance for any tips.
>Mike Jewell

You've got to closely scrutinize alsamixer to make sure the correct
channel is unmuted and raised to the point where you will hear the CD
playing. The headphone jack has nothing to do with your computer at all
so it tells you nothing. The fact that your card is working and that
your CD drive worked suggests the upgrade left a setting altered on the

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