[MPlayer-users] Playing directly from a CD

Stefan Lange hoirkman at gmx.de
Sun Jul 6 22:07:00 CEST 2003

Peter Hutnick wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Is there a way to use MPlayer to play a CD from a CDROM that isn't
> connected to a soundcard?
> Specifically, I have a receiver that has a USB connector on the front.  I
> can play through it with "mplayer -ao oss:/dev/dsp1 [some file with
> audio]"
> Since audio CDs aren't mountable, I can't think of any way to express the
> above except to name the raw device, like "mplayer -ao oss:/dev/dsp1
> /dev/scd0" (which is how I play DVDs).  But MPlayer won't access an audio
> CD this way.

RTFM about

mplayer [cdda|cddb]://track[:speed][/device] [options]

> Thanks in advance for any and all help.
> -Peter
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