[linux-audio-user] alsa / xmms / delta card

John Bleichert syborg at stny.rr.com
Thu Mar 6 19:15:00 EST 2003

On Thu, 6 Mar 2003, Paul Winkler wrote:
> Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] alsa / xmms / delta card
> On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 05:16:02PM -0500, John Bleichert wrote:
> > If xmms plays mp3 and wav files to PCM Out, how come it doesn't play CD 
> > audio to the same output stream? There is no CD audio header on the delta 
> > card - how do people using these cards listen to audio CDs?
> with a program that extracts the audio data and sends it as PCM data
> to the PCM outputs.
> > How do they 
> > get the audio to play via the IDE cables and not the old reliable direct 
> > connection from CDROM to sound card? FWIW I have the output plugin in xmms 
> > set to the OSS driver, which snd-pcm-oss seems to pick up just fine.
> > 
> > Are there any ALSA cd players that can handle this?
> IIRC, you can do that with AlsaPlayer.
> and I think there's an XMMS plugin to do the same thing. not sure.

Ok. I get it. The cdda2wav trick (from another post) worked. I'll look 
into the xmms plugin, but it looks like I may hafta write my own CD 
player. If i had the time...

Thanks for the feedback - JB

John Bleichert   syborg at stny.rr.com 

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