[lug] Dual Soundcard Woes
caine at antediluvian.org
Wed Aug 27 15:00:57 MDT 2003
No, it's me that's confused. One day I'm going to learn to read. I dunno
why, but when I saw "CDDA" my brain thought it saw "CDDB". :P Sorry.
* Peter Hutnick (peter-lists at hutnick.com), on [08-27-03 14:39], wrote:
> Neil Doane said:
> > * Peter Hutnick (peter-lists at hutnick.com), on [08-26-03 22:08], wrote:
> >> Neil Doane said:
> >> > * Peter Hutnick (peter-lists at hutnick.com), on [08-25-03 16:50],
> >> wrote:
> >> >> PPS: Anyone know of any good "CD Player" app that supports CDDA?
> >> I'd like to be able to use my CDROM->USB->Home Stereo.
> >> >
> >> > XMMS
> >> I found some apparently unmaintained source code that purported to be
> >> an XMMS plugin for this purpose, but I couldn't do anything with it.
> >> Can you elaborate a hair?
> >> -Peter
> > Sure. What you want is the CD Audio Player plugin for XMMS, which
> > comes
> > with the xmms package on my Debian system. Here's the explanation
> > from the XMMS README file (located in /usr/share/doc/xmms/README.gz on
> > my
> > system) which explains the slightly funky way in which the CD Audio
> > plugin works.
> This seems to not support CDDA at all. This plugin appears to instruct
> the CD drive to play the CD. Since there is no way to plug the audio out
> from the drive into the USB "soundcard" this doesn't do me any good.
> Please note that CDDA is CD Digital Audio. In this case reading an audio
> CD as data over the IDE cable. CDDB is CD Data Base, and is unrelated
> (outside of the fact that they both relate to audio CDs).
> Or am I confused?
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