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Re: Obtain info about cd-r/rw

On Wed, 29 Apr 2009 17:23:37 +0200, Mirco Piccin wrote:

> How can i obtain info about a cd-r/rw support? I usually use
> dvd+rw-mediainfo for dvd+/-* , but i don't know if ther's something
> similar for cd-*.

 $ cdrdao scanbus
 Cdrdao version 1.1.9 - (C) Andreas Mueller <andreas@daneb.de>
 Using libscg version 'schily-0.8'

 ATAPI:0,0,0          SONY    , CD-RW  CRX195E1 , ZYS5
 ATAPI:0,1,0          Toshiba , DVD-ROM SD-M1712, 1808

So we know what kind of devices they are. 

 $ cdrdao disk-info --device 0,0,0
 0,0,0: SONY CD-RW  CRX195E1     Rev: ZYS5
 Using driver: Generic SCSI-3/MMC (raw writing) - Version 2.0 (options 

 CD-RW                : no
 Total Capacity       : n/a
 CD-R medium          : Ritek Co.
			Short Strategy Type, e.g. Phthalocyanine
 Recording Speed      : n/a
 CD-R empty           : no
 Toc Type             : CD-ROM XA
 Sessions             : 1
 Last Track           : 2
 Appendable           : no

So we know what kind of CD disk they are. 

Actually, I couldn't find such tools for DVD. 

Tong (remove underscore(s) to reply)

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