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cdvd(1)								       cdvd(1)

       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 System.

       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 CD-ROM. 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  com‐

       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 permis‐
       sion 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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