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Date:      Tue, 5 Dec 1995 12:09:50 +0000 ()
From:      Michael Smith <msmith@atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
To:        paul@netcraft.co.uk
Cc:        msmith@atrad.adelaide.edu.au, questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Audio from cdrom
Message-ID:  <199512051209.MAA28341@genesis.atrad.adelaide.edu.au>
In-Reply-To: <199512041500.PAA23322@server.netcraft.co.uk> from "Paul Richards" at Dec 4, 95 03:00:43 pm

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Paul Richards stands accused of saying:
>>> (ahc0:6:0): "SONY CD-ROM CDU-76S 1.1a" type 5 removable SCSI 2
>> 
>> This CDrom is known to be broken in that it uses nonstandard audio commands.
> 
> Well, lots of people have said this. Windows certainly gets it to
> work, they might of course by querying the drive and realising it's
> a ony but I've certainly done nothing in Windows other than start
> up the cd player.

I presume you're talking about W95 here; it contains code provided by Sony
specifically for their audio CDroms, according to the local distributor.

> I'm open to ideas but I can't do any work on this until next weekend because
> I'm back at work and the box is at home.

Find out what the Sony-specific audio commands are, add detection and
support to the CD driver.  Don't fix this for just one client; that's the
wrong way to go.

>   Paul Richards, Netcraft Ltd.

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