> : I am using a Sound Blaster Pro w/ my cdu55e and loving it. Be sure to get
> : a Sound Blaster to IDE audio patch cable if you want to play audio CD's
> I spotted the above message while browing through the Linux newsgroups,
> and wondered if it might have any bearing on my own problem. I'm using
> an Acer 525 double speed IDE CDROM drive (ATAPI), and an Acer 16 bit
> soundcard, which is (supposedly) Soundblaster compatible.
> Although I can mount and read data from the discs, I can't play audio
> CDs from Linux - although Windows manages okay.
problem with the sound configuration in Linux. Can you play .au's?
Obviously, the audio patch cable is working, otherwise windoze wouldn't be
able to play the music through your sound card.
I have seen the cable described as a "Universal Audio Patch Cable". YouQuote:
> What is this audio patch cable you mention, and do you think it will
> solve my problem?
can get it from places like Cables to Go & other cable companies in the
Computer Shopper. I was able to buy one locally - after about 10 phone calls.