burning audio CDs

Roger McCalman roger at runcircle.co.uk
Tue Oct 17 23:54:32 BST 2000

I have just been playing with burning audio CD's for
my wife's new car that only has a CD player. I found that
you have to use CDroms and not the re-writable ones as nither
my oldish CD player, ghetto blaster or the car could see the

I also found that with my RICOH cd writer that I had to write at 4x
as 1x did not work. It screwed the drive up and the only way of
getting even cdcontrol info/status to work was to reboot.

Cheers, Roger

On Tue, Oct 17, 2000 at 02:19:25PM +0100, Jeremy Prior wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 17, 2000 at 01:43:48PM +0100, Ben Smithurst wrote:
> # Does anyone have any experience of burning audio CDs with burncd on FreeBSD?
> # It never seems to work for me.  I use "burncd -f /dev/cdrom audio *.wav
> # fixate"...  cdcontrol's "info" command shows the TOC looks ok, and the CD
> # plays fine in a CD-Rom drive, either using CD player software or pressing
> # the "play" button on the CD-Rom.  But the CD didn't work at all in the three
> # normal (audio) CD players I tried - they all said "no disc" in their
> # display.  Any hints?
> # 
> # TIA.
> # 
> # (please remember to CC me, I'm not subscribed to the list any more.
> # thanks.)
> I think that it depends on the age of the CD player - old ones
> (as well as early CD-ROM drives) can't read CD-Rs.
> jez
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