[linux-audio-user] Reading/playing a "copy protected" CD : Reed-Solomon correction?

Chris Pickett chris.pickett at mail.mcgill.ca
Thu Jul 1 22:19:50 EDT 2004

Mikhail Ramendik wrote:
> Hello,
> Maarten de Boer wrote:
>>Almost a year ago, I wrote a message to the list on how I managed
>>to play a Cactus Data Shield copy protected (mutilated) 'CD' with
>>linux. See below. The link to the original thread:
> Thanks. 
> Question: what did the copy-protected CD sound like when played on
> CD-ROM? I'm just starting to think that what I have is after all a
> problematic recording, not copy protection. At least, no data track
> seems to be there (at least Linux does not mount it).

I know your CD player is broken, but just try playing it in somebody 
else's CD player already!


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