Suddenly I can't play audio CDs in F11.

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Sun Jul 26 20:10:05 UTC 2009

William Case wrote:
> Hi Mikkel;
> I appreciate that this is Aaron's thread but I seem to be having exactly
> the same problem.  What I have found may be useful to both of us.
> On Sun, 2009-07-26 at 09:28 -0500, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
>> Aaron Konstam wrote:
>>> On Sat, 2009-07-25 at 17:47 -0500, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
>>>> Aaron Konstam wrote:
>>>>> I can mount data CDs and play DVDs when inserted but when I insert an
>>>>> audio CD no icon appears on the Desktop and no audio playing occurs.
>>>> It looks like they moved it to the Media tab of
>>>> System --> Preferences --> File Management.
>>> So they have but that does not help. By tomorrow I will collect
>>> more information and someone may have a solution.
>> I didn't read deep enough into your message. If you are not getting
>> an icon, then I suspect a HAL problem. Did you install any new
>> software that would grab audio CDs?
>> The first thing I would do is look at the messages in
>> /var/log/messages after you insert an audio CD for any clues.
> I adjusted  System --> Preferences --> File Management and granted
> myself full sound and removable disk privileges through System -->
> Preferences --> Authorizations a couple of days ago.  Yet I still get
> the following this morning:
> /var/log/messages:
> At one point, while working on another issue, I had SELinux completely
> disabled -- but no joy re: sr0 (my DVD/CD drive).  The July 9 upgrades
> included selinux-policy and selinux-policy-targeted updates.  Perhaps
> they are the problem?
OK - I just updated my F11 laptop. It does not look like a SELinux
problem. I am not sure what the problem is. The audio CD is
accessible - I have one playing now. Time to file a bug report.


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