[alsa-devel] No CD audio with kernel

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Tue Jan 12 10:44:37 CET 2010

At Mon, 11 Jan 2010 20:51:57 +0000,
Chris Clayton wrote:
> Hi,
> Please cc me on any reply - I'm not subscribed.
> Except for CD audio, sound is working fine on my new HP G61 laptop
> with kernel I can play CD audio fine in Windows.
> IIRC, on my (very) old Dell laptop, alsamixer showed a CD audio
> device, but that's not the case on the G61. I have asla built as
> modules.

Recent laptops have usually no analog CD connection, and yours is
likely such one.  Most CD players have CDDA mode to extract the CD
data and play it back, so use it.



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