burning audio CDs

Dominic Mitchell dom at happygiraffe.net
Wed Oct 18 08:26:14 BST 2000


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?

Just a thought, but have you tried converting from wav to pcm files and
writing those instead?  I'm pretty sure that wav files splatted directly
onto a CD won't be readable to the average player...

-Dom




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