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cdvd(1)								      cdvd(1)



NAME

  cdvd - Read Primary Volume Descriptor	from a CD-ROM

SYNOPSIS

  /usr/bin/cdvd	[-b] file

OPTIONS

  -b  Copies the entire	Primary	Volume Descriptor from a CD-ROM	in binary
      format to	standard output.

  file
      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.

DESCRIPTION

  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 command.

EXIT STATUS

  The following	exit values are	returned:

  0   The command was successful.

  1   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.

  2   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.

SEE ALSO

  Files:  cd_cpvd(3), cd_pvd(3)