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What are you using to view/listen to the disc? The CD Text is likely being burned to the disc (as you said you verified with Terminal) but whatever you are using it in is not reading it.
When you use an audio disc in iTunes, for instance, it will contact an outside source to query for the track titles. iTunes does not read CD Text and most audio programs on the computer do not as well. They all use third party identification services.
If you were to stick the disc in a car stereo, for instance, it should show the CD Text properly.
The cd text is not readable on any of the cd players we put it in, although other cd's are readable.
For instance we put the cd in our dvd player and it will play the cd but not read the track names. Any other commercial cd's we put in the machine will have their track names read.
Our Volkswagen New Beetle has a state of the art cd player and when we put the cd's in it it will not read the track names. When we put the cd in our other two computers, one a MacBookPro and a PC neither computer will read the track names although they will read commercial cd track names.
I have also burned the cd to my disc printer and when I insert it in any cd players they do not read the track titles. There is nothing wrong with the disc printer. When I burn a commercial cd from my Mac to the disc printer the track titles are there when you put the burned disc into any cd player we have in the house.
I'm not that concerned about being able to read the track names in my Mac. What bothers me is that the track names don't come up in other players, in fact don't come up in any players we put the disc in. What is there about the commercially made discs that make them easy to read on players that will read cd track names and why don't my cd burner(s) prepare the disc and burn it so the track names can be read by those players that support that feature. You would expect that some players would be able to read that info on the discs that I burn.
OK, thanks. That should do it.