#43 "identify disc" button

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2012-12-27
2012-12-24
Jim Michaels
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a button that would provide some sort of dump (maybe through the log)

  • identifying the filesystems and disc parameters,

  • amount of disc used in percentage 100.000%, number of sectors used (along with sector size in bytes), and disc used in bytes, and optionally disc used in IEC units which are commonly used by the industry and microsoft for disc sizes (but incorrectly reported as SI units).

  • gross disc size as number of sectors used (along with sector size in bytes), and disc size in bytes, and optionally disc size in IEC units which are commonly used by the industry and microsoft for disc sizes (but incorrectly reported as SI units).

  • any other information you feel would be interesting and useful in such a dump for someone to configure cdrtfe to do match burning to a different burn program! (I was thinking of cdburnerxp.se, we use both in the house), also, for such a case when there are multiple burning programs used in an office, that configuration conflicts can be detected.

Discussion

  • Jim Michaels
    Jim Michaels
    2012-12-27

    readcd -scanbus
    cdrecord dev=0,0,0 -media-info

    these are just examples of how to get media info for 1st cdrom. 1st command gets list of devices, from which you can search for the string "CDROM". once found, it's just a matter of grabbing the device address. and it should be a list.

    2nd command should be per each device.
    try it on something that has multiple sessions on it to see the info it gives. it's interesting. on list of tracks, the largest number on a cd, 359847 or so, is the number of total sectors on the disc. everything before is the size of the data. just use the next-to-last row.