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Old 01-22-2012, 06:53 AM
wort wort is offline
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Originally Posted by wakajawaqa View Post
wort - What command did you use? pkg_add -r ? win32-codecs is in ports, see or For directions on how to use ports see but I would definitely not recommend doing much with ports if you haven't read up considerably on FreeBSD first, pbi's are the way to go. As such, I don't think win32-codecs is what we're looking for...
Yes I used the command "pkg_add -r win32-codecs" but package cannot be found. According to the BPM ports manager my system doesn't have win32-codecs installed. I am having problems getting the file:

nova@pcbsd-2320] /home/nova# pkg_add -r win32-codecs
Error: Unable to get File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access)
pkg_add: unable to fetch '' by URL
[nova@pcbsd-2320] /home/nova#

Sat Jan 21 23:04:33 2] Installing in /usr/ports/multimedia/win32-codecs:
===> win32-codecs-20110131,1 is only for i386, while you are running amd64.
*** Error code 1

Stop in /usr/ports/multimedia/win32-codecs.

I guess I need the one for amd64 but looks like it's not available.

Anyone have any suggestions?


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Old 01-24-2012, 10:45 AM
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i will go with the wort...there is a need to install: win32-codecs to play cds your cds will rock...

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Old 01-24-2012, 03:06 PM
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I think the problem with playing audio CDs could be that the players have not been adjusted to the new CAM-interface introduced with FreeBSD 9.0.
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Old 02-08-2012, 02:01 PM
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Sorry for my english. I had trouble with PC-BSD 8.2 playing audio CD. I worked it out with VLC and xmms. After upgrade to 9 Isotope, no audio CD
Now I can play it only with KsCD and it's working fine. But I had to switch off into System settings --> Multimedia --> Cd audio!
I changed the devfs.conf too, adding:

perm /dev/xpt0 0666
perm /dev/pass0 0666
perm /dev/pass1 0666
perm /dev/pass2 0666

after the output of command line 'camcontrol devlist' was:
<ASUS DRW-24B3ST 1.00> at scbus3 target 1 lun 0 (pass1,cd0)
(about my optical drive)

I hope this help someone
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