cdvd - Read Primary Volume Descriptor from a CD-ROM
/usr/bin/cdvd [-b] file
Copies the entire Primary Volume Descriptor from a CD-ROM
in binary format to standard output. Names the block special
file for a CD-ROM File System, or a file or directory
within the CD-ROM file hierarchy of a mounted CD-ROM File
The cdvd command reads the Primary Volume Descriptor from
a CD-ROM and lists the contents on standard output.
The output is formatted in a table that contains the name
of each field of the Primary Volume Descriptor and the
corresponding contents of the entry as recorded on the CDROM.
Note that the Application Use Field is not listed
because it may contain non-printable characters.
Users must have read permission for file in order to execute
The following exit values are returned: The command was
successful. The named file was not found, or was not
within the CD-ROM hierarchy, or not a block special file
for a CD-ROM File System, or access permission was denied.
The named file is a block special file and a read error
has occurred, or the CD-ROM is not recorded according to
the ISO 9660 standard.
Files: cd_cpvd(3), cd_pvd(3)
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