DVD/CDRW mounting problems


I am trying to play a cd with xmms and discovered I couldn't get my cd's recognized on either my dvd drive or my cdrw.  The error I am getting is :

 Jan  2 14:50:51 NASA kernel: sr1: CD-ROM error: Current error sr0b:01: sense key Illegal Request
Jan  2 14:50:51 NASA kernel: Additional sense indicates Illegal mode for this track
Jan  2 14:50:51 NASA kernel: command was: Read (6) 00 00 10 01 00
Jan  2 14:50:51 NASA kernel: CD-ROM I/O error: dev 0b:01, sector 64
Jan  2 14:50:51 NASA kernel: isofs_read_super: bread failed, dev=0b:01, iso_blknum=16, block=32
What does this mean and how do I fix it?


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It seems you are trying to MOUNT the cd. You do not mount an audio CD. You just play it.
nasaAuthor Commented:
These error messages are from trying to play the cd.  Yes, I also tried mounting it -- which didn't work either.

Is the cd in question a recorded disc?  DVD drives have been notoriously bad at reading any type of cdrw discs.  If so, what does a regular music cd do in these drives.  Incidently, most systems will only allow one drive to be set up physically for playnig cd audio.  Check the hardware if not sure to verify which drive has a cd audio cable.  
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nasaAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the help,

I neglected to note (actually I just noted this), that the problem only occurs for me when I log in as a user.  As root things work just fine.  I checked my fstab file and the devices have the "user' option.  So what else is needed?

If it works on root and not users, then could it be a permissions problem?  Try chmod on the device in question in your /dev/ filesystem to make it world accessible, then login as user again.

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nasaAuthor Commented:

That was the problem.  Changed the permissions and that did the tri ck.

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